Monday, August 3, 2015

Asoka Halwa / Moong Dal Halwa

Moong dal Halwa/ Asoka halwa is a simple yet very tasty sweet..It can be prepared in a jiffy with less ingredients...Some prepare it adding wheat flour/ maida  with the dal..But our family like this better..Also we leave little bit dal unmashed here and there to add interesting texture..You can mash it creamy as well..that way also it tastes good...This can also serve as a quick prasadam for deities...Do try this simple delicacy and enjoy...


     Moong dal/ Pasi Paruppu
1/2 cup
Salt(optional)1 pinch
Sugar1/4 cup
 Ghee2 tblsp
  Cashew nut
1 tsp


Heat a pressure pan with some ghee and roast the moong dal till aroma arise...Add enough water and cook for 3 whistles...

Mash the cooked dal well with a spoon..Add sugar and  cook again in medium flame...You can add color if u want here...

Add a little ghee after sugar is melted and mix well...Cook it till ghee oozes out on sides...Add cashews fried in ghee and mix..

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