Vidhu's kitchen: Asoka Halwa / Moong Dal Halwa

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Asoka Halwa / Moong Dal Halwa


Yellow Moong Dal         : 1 cup
Wheat flour                    : 1/2 cup
Sugar                             : 2 cups
Ghee                              : 1 1/2 cups
Red kesari powder/ food colour
Cardamom powder
Almonds sliced
Pumpkin seeds


Pressure cook moong dal till soft and mash it .
Heat 2 tbsps ghee in a thick bottomed pan and fry wheat flour.
Add 1/2 cup water to the flour and cook to a smooth paste.
Now add the mashed moong dal , mix well.
Stir continuously on low flame.
Add sugar, kesari powder/ food colour and mix well.
Add the remaining ghee , stir well until fully cooked  and the halwa leaves the sides of the pan.
Add almonds, pumpkin seeds, cardamom powder and saffron.
Mix well and serve hot.


Priya Suresh said...

Super tempting halwa,i wont mind finishing that whole bowl rite now.

Myvegfare said...

A healthy halwa my manni always made this, it's been long time i ate it.., making me nostalgic

Unknown said...

Always contemplated making this - but now urs looks so yummy that have to give this a shot :)

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Love2cook Malaysia said...

Slurrpppp...what a tempting halwa over there! :)

Akila said...

Omg this is simply awesome...

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Santosh Bangar said...

interestig recipe of halwa .bookmark it

Swathi said...

Asoka halwa looks super.

Unknown said...

Very nice recipe. Easy to cook at home, thanks for sharing
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