Moong dal barfi Recipe

Moong dal barfi is a popular Indian sweet made with moong dal (yellow lentils), ghee (clarified butter), sugar, and flavored with cardamom powder. It has a soft and fudgy texture with a rich and nutty flavor. The moong dal is soaked, ground into a paste, and then cooked with ghee and sugar until it thickens. It is then flavored with cardamom powder and set in a greased tray. The barfi is cut into squares or diamond shapes and served as a dessert or snack.

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Ingredients for Moong dal barfi Recipe

  • 1/10 cup Moong Dal, Soaked
  • 1/20 cup Ghee
  • 1/10 cup Sugar
  • 1/20 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as needed Chopped Nuts For Garnish

Directions: Moong Dal Barfi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak moong dal in water for 2-3 hours and then drain the water.
  • STEP 2.Grind the soaked moong dal into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat ghee and add the moong dal paste.
  • STEP 4.Cook the moong dal paste on low heat, stirring continuously, until it thickens.
  • STEP 5.Add sugar and cardamom powder to the mixture and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the mixture to a greased tray and spread it evenly.
  • STEP 7.Let it cool and set for a few hours.
  • STEP 8.Cut into squares or diamond shapes and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the moong dal paste on low heat to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
  • You can garnish the barfi with chopped nuts for added texture and flavor.
  • Store the barfi in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

Storage and Serving

  • Moong dal barfi can be served as a dessert or snack during festivals or as a sweet treat anytime.
  • It pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee.
Nutrition
value
205
calories per serving
8 g Fat7 g Protein26 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    26g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    26g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    62mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    28mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    43mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    149mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp