Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe)


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This recipe is ambrosia for all sweet lovers, especially those fond of sheera. This coarse-textured, hot sweet takes a long time to cook—as slow cooking with continuous stirring is a must for this recipe—but is definitely a rewarding effort! soak the saffron in warm milk for at least 20 minutes as it adds colour and enhances the aroma.

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Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe)

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1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 3 hours
a few saffron (kesar) strands
3/4 cup ghee
1 cup warm milk
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 tbsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish
a few almond (badam) slivers
a few pistachio slivers
a few saffron (kesar) strands
  1. Drain the moong dal, add 1 tbsp of water and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste. 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, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 3 to 4 minutes or till all the liquid is absorbed, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the sugar and mix well. Cover and cook 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 and mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with almond, pistachio slivers and saffron strands.

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Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 11 Sep 16 01:59 PM

Tried it today.. Turned out simply irresistible .. Thanks for the wonderful recipe.. Everyone at my place loved it?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sejal, we are delighted you loved the Moong Dal Sheera recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
12 Sep 16 09:57 AM
Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 07 Feb 16 06:02 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Geeta. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
08 Feb 16 10:51 AM