Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Moong Dal Halwa (Siro)

Moong dal - 100 gm
Ghee - 100 gm
Mawa - 50 gm
Sugar - 150 gm
Cashew Nuts - 10 (Cut into 4 pieces)
Dried Raisins(kishmish) - 10
Cardamom - 4 powder 1tsp
Almonds - 5 (Cut length wise)
1. Wash the moong dal and soak it in water for 4 to 5 hours.
2. Take moong dal from water and grind it, don't add water.
3. Heat the frying pan and put ghee and moong dal paste in the frying pan, then stir on medium flame for 20 to 25 minutes.Now you can see the ghee getting separated from moong dal. Moong dal paste is cooked now.4. Put Mawa in other pan and cook on low flame. Then mix it in the moong dal.5. Put sugar and water in a utensil and heat it. When the water starts boiling cook and prepare a wire like syrup.6. Mix this syrup in the moong dal paste, Now stir this halwa on low flame. In about 8 to10 minutes halwa will be ready. Mix the grinded cardamoms in the halwa.
7.Take out the halwa in a bowl/plate and garnish it with almonds cashew & raisins.
8. Halwa serve hot only.

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