• Moong Daal                  :  1 1/2 cup
  • Besan                            :  2 table spoon
  • Ghee                             :  1 1/2 cup
  • Water                            :  4 cup
  • Sugar                            : 1 1/2 cup
  • Almonds for garnishing


  • Soak the moong daal in water for 8 hours.
  • Grind the soaked moong daal in a grinder to get a paste.
  • Put ghee in fry pan and keep it on medium flame for 1 minute.
  • Add besan to it and keep let it get heated for 1 minutes on high flame.
  • Add moong daal paste to the fry pan and keep stirring as it tries to stick to the pan. Keep the  flame on high.
  • Keep stirring till the color starts getting golden reddish color. Approx time will be 40-50 minutes.  This is a bit tiring stuff though.
  • Add sugar and water to a container and heat to dissolve the sugar.
  • Add sugar syrup to the golden reddish moong daal and keep stirring for 5-10 minutes in medium flame.
  • After some time, the oil will be visible on the edge indicating that moong daal halwa is prepared.
  • Chop almonds into small pieces and spread them over the halwa for garnishing and enhancing the taste.
  • Serve hot. :)