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Mung Halwa

Dessert made out lentils

Recipe by Neeta Maheshwari of

Tasty and healthy dessert

Ingredients vegetarian 8 servings

  • 300 gms. Lentil
  • 10 pieces Almonds
  • 200 gms. Clarified Butter
  • 10 pieces Pistachios
  • 200 gms. Dry Milk
  • 2 drops Food Color, yellow
  • 300 gms. Sugar
  • 6 leaves Saffron


  1. Soak dal for 5 to 6 hours and grind. Heat ghee in a karahi and cook ground dal to brown colour. Heat till the ghee gets separated. Add khoya and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Take a small pot, put a tea spoon of water with 2-3 drops of yellow colour and 6-7 kesar leaves. Mix Well. Add this to above dal mixture.
  3. Boil sugar with 500 ml water in a separate pan. Add the dal mixture to the boiling water. li>Cook for about 10 minutes and heat till all the water is absorbed.
  4. Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.
  5. Serve Hot or chilled.

Be careful that you stir continuously so that the mixture does not stick to the pan.



without khoya nice recipe


u have not mentioned khoya in the ingredient list

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