Chana Dal Halwa Video

Chana Dal Halwa Video

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chana dal halwa is a popular Indian dessert which is made during celebrations and get togethers in the house. During Indian festivals like diwali, baisakhi and holi chana dal halwa is made.


Recipe Description for Chana Dal Halwa ( Indian Cooking)

Soaking Time:  2 hours
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 5 servings
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For Chana Dal Halwa
1 cup chana dal (split bengal gram)
3/4 cup ghee
1 cup hot milk
1 cup sugar
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few saffron (kesar) strands

For The Garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers


For chana dal halwa

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}chana dal halwa{/span} , clean, wash and soak the chana dal in enough water in a bowl for at least 2 hours.
  2. Drain well and blend the chana dal in a mixer to a coarse mixture without using any water. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai or a deep non-stick pan, add the chana dal mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 14 minutes or till the mixture turns brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the hot milk and 1 cup of hot water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 8 more minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and saffron, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  7. Serve the {span class="bold1"}chana dal halwa{/span} hot garnished with almond slivers.

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