Halwa is an Indian dessert prepared on occasion or festive.Most types of halwa are relatively dense sweetened with sugar.Textures of halwa also vary for example Flour based wheat and when coarse flour obtained by granulating wheat called semolina by which Sooji Halwa, Rava Kesari. it is prepared with various other ingredients, including nuts kesar badam halwa milk based halwa milk rava kesari and vegetables Gajar Halwa fruit based Apple halwa.
I am sharing Moong dal halwa, it is lentil based halwa( Split yellow) moong dal halwa is drier and more crumbly.Roasted in clarified butter cooked with milk adding condensed milk for rich flavor & sweetness to enhance flavor more adding Saffron and green cardamom powder and garnish with nuts.
Moong Dal 1cup
Condensed Milk 1 tin
Milk 3 cup
Saffron strands 10-20 (soaked in 1 tbsp milk)
Clarified butter(ghee) 1 cup
Assorted nuts 1/4 cup
Green cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
Wash & soak moong dal at least for 2-3 hrs then Grind coarsely.Heat a pan add ghee add moong dal paste.Cook on slow flame till mixture golden color & raw aroma goes off.Add milk & saffron cook till it dries.Add condensed milk cook continuously till u get desired consistency.Add cardamom powder.Turn off heat.
Garnish with nuts.
Serve & enjoy !!