Moong Dal Sheera Recipe

Moong Dal Sheera Recipe
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Moong Dal Sheera is a delectable sweet dish of India. Learn how to make/prepare Moong Dal Sheera by following this easy recipe.
Moong Dal Sheera Recipe
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (split)
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Milk (warmed)
  • 1¼ cups Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Saffron (5-6 strands)
  • Warm Water
  • Slivers of Almonds & Pistachios (for garnishing)
How to make Moong Dal Sheera:
  • The first step is to soak the moong dal in water for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Drain the water and grind the moong dal in a processor, to make a smooth paste. Use very little water while grinding.
  • Dissolve the saffron strands in 1 tbsp of warm milk. Keep it aside.
  • Take a broad non-stick pan and melt the ghee in it, over medium heat.
  • Add the moong dal paste and continue to stir the mixture on low heat or until it becomes golden brown in color.
  • Stir in warm milk, along with a cup of warm water. Cook until the milk and water are completely absorbed. Keep stirring while cooking.
  • Add sugar and cook on low heat until the ghee separates from the content.
  • Add saffron strands and cardamom powder. Mix well.
  • Garnish with silvers of almonds and pistachios and serve hot.