Moong Dal Sheera ( Know Your Dals and Pulses)


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For all the sheera lovers, this recipe is divine. It is coarse and sweet. It takes a long time to cook, but it’s worth the effort.

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  1. Drain and grind the moong dal using 1 tbsp of water to a coarse paste and keep aside.
  2. Dissolve the saffron in 1 tbsp of warm milk and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick kadhai, add the moong dal paste and cook on a slow flame for 40 to 45 minutes or till it becomes golden brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the warm milk and 1 cup of warm water and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till all the liquid is absorbed, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the sugar, cook and cover on a slow flame for 15 to 17 minutes or till the ghee separates, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the prepared saffron- milk mixture and cardamom powder, mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with almond and pistachio slivers.

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