Moong Dal Halwa in Microwave Oven

4:17 AM 1 Comment


Ingredients :
Moong Dal or Moong Dal coarse powder ( if available) : 1 Cup
Desi Ghee : 1/3 Cup
Milk : 2 1/2 to 3 cups 
Sugar : 1/2 Cup ( you can add more sugar if you want more sweetness )
Elaichi & nutmeg  powder for flavour.
Cashew nuts & Almonds for decoration.
Salt : 1 small pinch.

Recipe :
1. Take a big microwavable bowl .

2. Add 2 tsp desi ghee in the bowl. Microwave the bowl for 30 seconds.

3. Add Moong Dal powder & stir well.

4. Keep the bowl in microwave & roast the  powder till it turns brownish & you can smell sweet aroma of ghee & moong dal powder. Stir the powder after every 1 minute. It will take about 3 minutes to roast. 

5. Add remaining desi ghee, milk, sugar & stir well.

6. Keep the bowl in microwave oven for 4  minutes without covering.

7. Take the bowl out from microwave oven & stir the mixture properly. Keep the bowl again in microwave oven for 3 minutes without covering .

8. Add elaichi & nutmeg powder, stir  & again keep the bowl covering in the microwave for 1 minute , stir & again repeat the process  till moong dal cooks properly. It will take 2-3 minutes.
Give standing time of 1 minute.
This is  very quick recipe otherwise it takes long time to roast the moong dal powder & it takes lot of ghee.
Decorate the yummy  Moong dal halwa with cashew nuts & almonds  & enjoy !!

Note :
If you do not get coarse moong dal powder ( rava ) try this simple process.
Soak 1 cup Moong dal for 4-5 hours. Then pour the dal in a sieve. Discard the water.Keep the dal in the  microwave  for 2 minutes. Let it cool completely. Grind the dal in the mixer & you can get coarse powder .







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4:13 AM 2 Comments



Ingredients :
Chopped Coriander : 2  Cups
Besan ( Gram flour ) : 1 Cup
Rice Flour : 1 tb 
Butter milk  : 1/2 Cup
Water : 3/4 Cup
2-4 Green chillis  or 1tsp chilli paste ( as per your requirement )
Garlic & Ginger paste : 1 tsp each
Roasted sesame ( Til ) seeds : 1 tb sp
Ajwain ( owa ) : 1/2 tb sp
Coarsely ground Peanuts : 2 tsp
Salt : as per taste
Sugar : 1 tsp
Oil ( any ): 2 tb sp
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Hing : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp

Recipe :
1. Take a big microwavable bowl .

2. Add chopped corriender, besan, green chilli paste, garlic & ginger paste, Ajwain , sesame seeds, Peanut powder, butter milk, water & mix well.

3. Prepare seasoning ( Tadka ) by adding mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing & turmeric powder.

4. Add in the above mixture & mix well. 

5. Keep the bowl in microwave oven for 4 1/2 minutes covering with lid.

6. Take the bowl out from microwave oven & stir the mixture properly.

7. Keep the bowl again in microwave oven for 3 minutes covering with lid.

8. Take the bowl out from microwave oven, stir properly & check the mixture. It becomes thick when it is cooked.

Take this mixture in a greased trey or thali & spread when it is hot.

9. Cut into square shape pieces or as you like.

Shallow fry the pieces with little oil  to brown colour & enjoy hot  with chutney or Tomato sauce !!
You can eat it without frying if you like !!