Moong Dal Halwa in Microwave Oven

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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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