Homemade Channa Dal – Halwa Recipe
Totally homemade Channa dal sweet dessert simple recipe that will bound you to lick your fingers with yummy. Here is what I bought one of my mom’s well-cooked sweet desserts of which she has been an expert at all the time. A favorite and famous among all over India. Mostly Muslim cooks at their festive season on the day of the festival known as Shab -E-Barat. A channa dal halwa recipe is also known as a lentil sweet dessert which is demanded in the list of sweet desserts.
Type: Sweet Dessert
Keywords: channa dal
Recipe Yield: 10-15 people
Preparation Time: preparation time 1 hour
Cooking Time: PT1H30M
Total Time: PT2H30M
- 6 pieces choti elachi (small cardamom), 4 piece long (cloves), 1 liter tin milkmaid, 1 medium-size dalchini (Cinnamon), 50 gm cashew nuts, 1.5 liter boiled cow milk/ packet milk , 50 gm almond , 250gms pure ghee / dalda , 1 kg sugar , 25gm pasta badam(nuts), A big spoon for stirring
How to make channa dal halwa?
Totally homemade Channa dal sweet dessert simple recipe that will bound you to lick your fingers with yummy. Here is what I bought one of my mom’s well-cooked sweet desserts of which she has been an expert all the time. A favorite and famous all over India. Mostly Muslim cooks during their festive season on the day of the festival known as Shab -E-Barat. A chana dal halwa recipe is also known as a lentil sweet dessert which is demanded in the list of sweet desserts.
Below is the method of cooking homemade channa dal halwa recipe that makes your mouth- watery.
For making 1 kg channa dal halwa:-
6 pieces Choti lachi (small cardamom)
4 piece long (cloves)
1 tin milkmaid
1 medium-size dalchini (Cinnamon)
50 gm cashew
1.5 liter boiled cow milk/ packet milk
50 gm almond
250gms pure ghee / dalda
1 kg sugar
25gm pasta badam
A big spoon for stirring
Preparation Time – 1 hour
Cooking Time Duration – 1.00 – 1.30 hr
Note – Stirring continuously makes the channa dal dessert very tasty and it changes the color to natural brownish and doesn’t let the layer stick on the bottom.
Wash Channa dal and soak in water for around 1 hour for great benefits in health as decreasing cholesterol and removing the gas-producing elements.
After one hour of soaked Channa dal strain, the water and wash it with the freshwater and boiled it on 1-liter milk till the dal becomes soft and check from the finger (easy to smash) and let all milk absorbed in dal till it gets dry.
After this remove the boiled channa dal from the flame and leave it aside for a few hours till it cools down.
After cooling down mince the dal in the mixture/hand machines or smash the channa dal till it gets mixed and completely changes its texture to a thick layer type.
Take a big handi that can be easily filled with 1 kg of smashed channa dal. Heat the handi in low flame then add 250 gms of ghee, garam masala that includes chota elachi ( small cardamom), long (clove), and dalchini (Cinnamon) with the said amount given in the ingredients.
Now add the minced/smashed channa dal to the heated garam masala and take the flame to the normal temperature and start stirring it slowly continuously.
After a few minutes low down the flame in between so that the smashed channa dal layers don’t get stick to the bottom of the handi but keep stirring slowly without stopping.
Continuous stirring till all the smells get disappear and it seems to be roasted well.
Then add sugar and keep stirring till it gets dissolved and a small bubble comes out from the boiling mixture.
Then add 1 tin of milkmaid and keep stirring the handi with a big spoon and when the layers become dry add the remaining 1/2 kg of cow milk/packet milk and keep stirring continuously for a few more mins.
When the dessert is ready the layer started getting dry and a sweet roasted aroma of cooked dal will be smelled.
Then add some ghee, cashew nuts, almonds, and a pasta cut in small pieces for the topping.
For the best and yummy taste serve when it’s lightly heated, it gives awesome flavor.
This is a very simple and easy sweet channa dal halwa recipe that doesn’t take more than 1.30 hrs to get cooked. I tried my best to elaborate the method and used easy sentences so that it can be cooked by anyone. And trust me guys you must all try once for the yummy and delicious sweet dessert.