Monday, January 02, 2006

Moong Dhal (Green gram) Halwa!

New Year’s Dinner Recipe & Photo Swap

I am posting this delicious Dessert blog for the special theme ,"New Year´s Dinner Recipe & Photo Swap" cohosted by
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I wish once again, all the fellow bloggers a lovely year & let's dare to dream of all we can accomplish with a little hard work and dedication in 2006 .

Moong Dhal(Green Gram) Halwa


Fine suji(semolina) roasted 1/2 cup
Greengram Dhal(moong) 2 cups
Ghee 1 cup
Sugar 1 cup
Milk 4 cups
milk powder 50 gms
Saffron (soaked in milk) 2 tsp
Green cardamoms 4-5
coconut milk 1/2 cup
Cashews,Almonds and Raisins for garnishing


Soak dhal overnight. Grind coarsely in the mixer.
Heat ghee in a deep pan and lightly fry green cardamoms .Reduce heat and add the ground dhal and roasted suji(semolina) stir this on a low flame for 2 mts & reduce heat and add milk and coconut milk. When it thickens, add sugar & fry till ghee separates. Add milk powder, mix well and cook for 5 minutes stirring continuously. Remove from heat.Garnish with almonds cashews and raisins and saffron soaked in milk and serve hot or cold.