Mung Dal Halwa
Weddings are incomplete without sweets and desserts. Marwari weddings are synonymous to Mung Dal Halwa. Chef Ajay Chopra shares a traditional recipe of this yummy halwa. Try this recipe at home and be ready to get some amazing compliments from your family.
Mung Dal Halwa

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-40-45 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 60 - 120 Min


  • 1 cup paste of soaked Mung Dal
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup sugar syrup
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced
  • Green cardamom powder
  • 100 gm Khoya
  • For Garnish:
  • Silver vark
  • Rose petals


  1. 1

    In a heated pan, add ghee, soaked Mung Dal paste and mix well.
  2. 2

    Cook it until it turns golden brown.
  3. 3

    Add sugar syrup and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Add sliced almonds, green cardamom powder and mix it well.
  5. 5

    Add Khoya and mix again.
  6. 6

    For plating, place a tart shell on a plate.
  7. 7

    Place the Halwa in the tart.
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Ajay Chopra


Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During a stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. He also guides restaurateurs, catering companies, event management companies and large facility management organisations to create menus and concepts to optimise their culinary skills.

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