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Moong Dal Halwa Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
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Instant Moong Dal Halwa Recipe for Toddlers and Kids

Moong Dal halwa - tasty halwa with moong dal, milk and nuts
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Yellow moong Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Milk- 1/2 cup
  • Sugar/Powdered jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Homemade Ghee - 6 tbsp
  • Saffron - 3 to 4 strands
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Cashews almonds - 2 tbsp


  • Measure sugar and water. Heat the sugar with water in a saucepan until rolling boil. Switch off the flame once done and add cardamom to it. Set aside.
  • Measure moong dal. Wash and pat dry it. Then dry roast the moong dal in low medium flame for 5 minutes until golden brown.
  • Once the moong dal is roasted well, switch off the flame. Cool it down and then transfer it to a blender.
  • Grind the roasted moong dal to slightly coarse powder. Set aside. Soak the saffron strands in milk and keep it ready.
  • In a thick bottomed pan, add a tbsp of ghee and fry the cashews & almonds. Remove from the pan once done and Keep aside.
  • Then in the same pan, add 3 tbsp of ghee and powdered moongdal. Roast it on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Then add required amount of milk to it and stir it quickly. Keep stirring the continuously until the milk is completely absorbed. It may take 3-5 minutes in low medium flame.
  • Once the milk is fully absorbed, add sugar water. Now the halwa starts liquidized. Keep stirring in between and add the remaining ghee little by little.
  • When the halwa forms a whole mass and doesn't stick to the pan, add ghee fried cashews & almonds. Switch off the flame once done.


Serving: 3g