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
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..