Friday, March 8, 2013

Chana dal Halwa / Kadalai Parrupu Halwa

In South Vs North Challenge, for this month Kirti from northern team gave us this rich dish as challenge. You won’t believe before reading this e mail I was planning to try this chana dal halwa, but I haven’t seen any recipe or even I don’t know this is Mughal Cuisine. I know moong dal halwa, in that way I thought to try with kadalai parrupu. Finally tried this recipe and it turned out good thanks kirti for sharing your mom’s recipe.


Split chana dal (Kadalai parrupu)
1 cup
¾ cup
½ cup
Cardamom powder
¼ tsp
Almonds Chopped
¼ cup
2 ½ cup




Soak chana dal (kadalai parrupu) for 3 hours.
Pressure cook with one cup water for 3 whistles.

Once the pressure is released drain the excess water and mash it to course paste.
Heat ghee, in stick pan.
Once it’s hot, add dal and mix well.
Cook for 15 minutes on medium heat or until raw smell of dal leaves. By this time you can see ghee starts separating.

Add ½ cup of milk and mix well.
Continue cooking with in 4-5 minutes the milk will be absorbed.
Again add another ½ cup and repeat the same until milk is done.
When all milk is absorbed, add sugar and cardamom powder and mix well.
Cook for another 5 minutes or until the ghee oozes.
Finally add chopped almonds and mix well and serve hot.

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Divya Pramil said...

Looks super delicious & delectable nice bowls..... well done dear :)

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

yummy halwa manju:)super:)

Asiya Omar said...

Yummy and simply superb.Nice clicks..

Kirti Choudhary said...

Nicely done !! :-) glad that u liked it...

Meena Selvakumaran said...

nice presentation,lovely clicks.sinfully delicious.

Santosh Bangar said...

yummy delicious halwa. nicely presented

Laxmi said...

well done.. like its texture.. :)

Priya R said...

Halwa looks superb and you have done it so well dear :) yum

thelady8home said...

Looks appetizing :) Congrats on completing the challenge :)

DivyaGCP said...

Wonderfully made halwa.. Looks delicious!

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Very well done! I love your flat kadai...It is such a delight to be making halwa in that kadai! I am tempted to buy one like that :)

Manju said...

Sandhya that's non stick stir pan. I use this pan only for making sweets. Works great.

Shri said...

Manju the texture of the halwa looks perfect!