Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa
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  • Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa
  • Ingredients: (Serves 6-8 in small dessert portions)
  • 3/4 cup yellow moong dal/lentils
  • 1/4 cup ghee (use butter substiute for vegan version)
  • 1 cup milk (use almond milk to make a vegan version)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (adjust to taste)
  • a generous pinch of very good quality saffron
  • 7 small green cardamom pods, shelled (powder the black seeds)
  • 1/4 cup almond powder/flour (or khoya/thickened milk: available in Indian groceries)
  • nuts + more nuts to garnish (almonds- blanched and sliced or flaked or pistachios or a combination of both – lightly toasted)
  • a few drops of rose water + edible petals for garnish (optional)



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