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Moong Dal Sheera

  • How to make moong dal sheera:

                                      


 
 
  • Ingredients:
          1. Moong Dal/Yellow lentil without skin (2 small bowl)
          2. Sugar (2 small bowl)
          3. Sajuk Tup/Ghee/Clarified butter (3-4 big spoon)
          4. Cardamom seeds or powder/Elaichi (of 2-3 pods)
          5. Water (2-3 cups)
          6. Almonds  
          7. Cashewnut/Kaju
          8. Raisins/Manuka
 
 
  •  Preparation & Cooking:
           1. Wash & soak the moong dal in water for 5-6 hours.
           2. Grind the dal fine in the mixer,add little water while grinding.
           3. Take 2-3 cups of water & 2 small bowl of sugar in a container & keep
                it for boiling in order to make the sugar syrup.
           4. Once the sugar dissolves in water while boiling, add 2 tblspn of milk.
           5. The milk added helps to scoop out the dirt layer forming over the sugar
                syrup. Remove the scum using a strain.
           6. Boil the mixture till we get one thread consistency sugar syrup.
           7. To check the one thread consistency of the syrup take some syrup a spoon,
                let it fall, tilt the spoon and see if you get thread falling from the spoon.
           8. Once the sugar syrup is ready, keep it aside.
           9. Take a non stick pan/kadhai, add the clarified butter,after it melts add
                the fine grounded moong dal.
          10. Keep stirring continuously, if required add some more ghee.
          11. Cook till the dal stops sticking the vessel & turns slight golden brown.
          12. Now slowly add the sugar syrup & cook for some time till the sugar syrup is 
                completely absorbed.
          13. Add the cardamom seeds or powder. 
          14. Garnish with dry fruits & serve hot.


  • Serves: Two- Three.









  • Notes:
          1. As you can see the sheera looks slightly dry, it's because I added less ghee.
          2. Try this recipe & let us know how you liked it.
 
         

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