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Chanay Ki Daal Ka Halwa (Bengal Gram Halva)

Chanay Ki Daal Ka Halwa (Bengal Gram Halva)
Prep Time
15 Mins + 2 Hour
Cook Time

1 Hour

4 - 6
Bengal gram halva is the specialty of Ramadan, Eid Milad-e-Nabwi and winter season. Try out this this much quicker, simpler and just the same delicious recipes of bengal gram halva.
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Source:  Nighat Nadeem
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  • Gram lentil 2 cup (soaked for 2 hours)
  • Sugar 2 cup
  • Dry milk powder 3 cup
  • Pistachios 50 gm
  • Almonds 50 gm
  • Cardamoms seeds 20 (crushed)
  • Clarified butter as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. Drain the soaked gram lentil and wash well.

  2. Place in a saucepan, add water and boil rapidly for 5 minutes then lower the heat and boil for a further half an hour or until tender and all the water from the lentil has evaporated.

  3. Grind the lentil to a smooth paste.

  4. Heat clarified butter in a heavy-based saucepan.

  5. Add cardamom seeds and saute for a few seconds.

  6. Add lentil, sugar and milk powder while stirring continuously. Stir fry the mixture until oil is first absorbed by lentil and then released.

  7. The halwa is ready when oil begins to separate and color changes to golden. (approximately 25 - 30 minutes).

  8. Transfer halwa to a tray and spread out into a thickness of no more than half inch.

  9. As it begins to set, cut into squares and let it cool completely for several hours.

  10. Garnish with almonds and pistachios.

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