Masoor daal halwa - Red Lentils Pudding

Celebrate Indian festivals with this rich, divine and toothsome Masoor Daal Halwa, which is prepared with Massor Daal - red lentils, ghee and sugar and its taste enhanced with aromatic spices such as cardamom!



Celebrate Indian festivals with this rich, divine and toothsome Masoor Daal Halwa, which is prepared with Massor Daal - red lentils, ghee and sugar and its taste enhanced with aromatic spices such as cardamom!







Celebrate Indian festivals with this rich, divine and toothsome Masoor Daal Halwa, which is prepared with Massor Daal - red lentils, ghee and sugar and its taste enhanced with aromatic spices such as cardamom!








More halwa recipes from Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey

1. Badam Besan Ka halwa 

2. Moong Daal halwa

3. Safed halwa 

4. Kesar Dudh No Halwo/Halwa

5. Nariyal Kesar Halwa


Masoor Daal Halwa, red lentils pudding
Dessert
Indian
Yield: 4-6 Servings
Author:

MASOOR DAAL HALWA

MASOOR DAAL HALWA

A lip-smacking halwa made with Masoor daal and flavoured with cardamom and nuts. It's a perfect dessert for any festival or Party!
prep time: 6 hourcook time: 1 H & 15 Mtotal time: 7 H & 15 M

ingredients:

  • 150g red lentils
  • 75 g Ghee
  • 150 g Sugar
  • 450 ml Milk boiled 
  • 1/2 tsp. Cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp. Slivered almonds and pistachio
  • 1 tsp. Edible flower petals - Rose

instructions:

How to cook MASOOR DAAL HALWA

  1. Clean, wash and soak dal for 5-6 hours in water.
  2. Once again wash daal in clean water and grind coarsely in a food processor without any water.
  3. In a heavy bottom pan or kadai heat ghee, add daal and stir fry daal over very low heat until it's raw aroma completely gone.
  4. Keep stirring the halwa mixture until you can see ghee separating from the daal mixture.
  5. You can smell the frying mixture and see the change of colour too.
  6. It will take a minimum of 35-40 minutes.
  7. Now add hot boiled milk and keep stirring continuously.
  8. After 5-7 minutes add sugar and keep stirring the mixture.
  9. Keep stirring until once again ghee separates from the halwa.
  10. This will take another 18-20 minutes.
  11. Now add cardamom powder, mix well.
  12. Transfer in a serving bowl garnishes it with slivered nuts and flower petals.
  13. Enjoy!

NOTES:

Want to make a vegan version of this halwa? skip ghee, instead, use coconut oil and dairy-free milk.
Calories
431.96
Fat (grams)
22.66
Sat. Fat (grams)
13.15
Carbs (grams)
51.53
Fiber (grams)
3.43
Net carbs
48.10
Sugar (grams)
38.29
Protein (grams)
8.21
Sodium (milligrams)
151.45
Cholesterol (grams)
57.32
The nutritional information provided is an approximation calculated by an online calculator. Please consult a professional dietitian for nutritional advice.

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13 comments

  1. Have had moong dal halwa and loved it always, now this is something interesting, masoor dal halwa it sure does looks lipsnpmacking good and that texture is to die for, craving for a spoon right now, the way you have presented it it so tempting.

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  2. Masoor halwa has a perfect colour and texture.. Looks so divine.

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  3. Omg, this is seriously something i will definitely give a try without any hesitation. Have tried different halwas with channadal and moongdal but never with masoor dal, thanks for this tremendous halwa Jags. Loving it.

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  4. The wow version of halwa with masoor dal is so tempting. Wanna grab bowlful of it from my screen. Lovely crockery and clicks are wonderful.

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  5. This delicious looking halwa is calling my name....I have made moong dal halwa but never tried masoor dal...Gorgeous clicks as always...Drooling share :)

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  6. Jagruti, I didn’t read the recipe at all! What stunning pictures yaar! My god, that background and that white bowl with that golden amber Halwa looks stunning!! I will go again and read the recipe now!!

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  7. Simple ingredients but such a wonderful dish, that too with masoor dal! Love the texture...perfect! I am going to make this soon!! Thanks for sharing dear; beautiful clicks!!!

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  8. When I hear masoor dal Halwa, I thought we are making Halwa in cooked dal but it’s not... the Halwa looks wow...what an amazing dish with simple ingredients

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  9. Have never tried halwa with Masoor dal. The recipe sounds cumbersome but I am sure the end results are worth it. Lovely presentation as always !

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  10. Halwa is so tempting and delicious, l loved the colour of the halwa. Beautifull clicks.

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  11. Halwa looks so delicious and it's so handy to have some pics ready to post isnt it? Nice share Jagruti

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  12. The halwa using masoor dal looks super tempting. Use if this dal is an WOW addition :) Lovely share during this festive season !!!

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