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This easy to make lentil dessert will ensure that your Holi is not only colourful but also sweet! Moon Dal Halwa sweet is considered auspicious during Holi Festival.This Fudge is a variation of the good old Halwa. Keep your patience to make this dish as it requires little bit of preparation before you start the actual work.


  • 1 cup of organic split yellow gram (moong dal) – washed and soaked in water for 4 hours
  •  1 cup warmed milk
  •  1 cup warm water
  •  1 ¼ cup sugar
  •  Half tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.
  •  Few roasted saffron strands (kesar)
  •  Half cup ghee
  •  2 tbsp finely sliced almonds and pistachios for garnish. 


Drain out the moong dal and grind coarsely using minimum water. In case of excess water, drain the water using a strainer.Warm 1 tbsp of milk and add saffron to extract its flavor. Keep aside.Use a non-stick pan to melt the ghee.To the ghee, add the moong dal paste and stir continuously on a low flame till it turns golden brown.Add the water and milk and cook. Stir continuously.Add the sugar. Cook on a slow flame till the ghee separates.Add the saffron, cardamom powder and mix.Pour the contents on a flat plate and let it cool.Cut into diamond /rectangle pieces.Before serving, garnish with the dry fruits. 


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