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Serves :

Preparation Time :
4 hours

Cooking Time :
45 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Wash the channa dal and soak in the water for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Drain it and Pressure cook the dal with 2 cups of water up to 3 whistles.
  • Drain the excess water and let it cool.
  • Mash the dal gently to make a coarse paste.
  • Heat ghee in heavy bottom pan, add the mashed dal and fry on medium flame, until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the milk and cook on high flame.
  • Add cardamom powder, sugar, along with cashew, Saffron and cook till the ghee separates from the dal mix.
  • Transfer the content on ghee greased plate and spread it and allow to cool.
  • Slice it and Serve.


  • 200 grams Channa dal
  • 100 grams ghee      
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 400 ml milk
  • 100 grams split cashews
  • Few strands of saffron

14 comments for “Channa Dal Halwa”

  • manasa
    Posted 18 March 2013 at 10:18:26

    wat do you mean by chana dal in telugu

  • Lakshmi Ajay Ponnuru
    Posted 19 March 2013 at 00:13:35

    Chana Dal in telugu- Pachi senaga pappu..

  • kusum
    Posted 19 March 2013 at 02:44:04


    Posted 08 July 2013 at 01:56:29

    i am listening first time about chane ki daal ka halwa.. but i will try,, it looks yummmyyy

  • praveena
    Posted 08 July 2013 at 22:55:20

    wat u mean by channa dal in tamil

  • chitra
    Posted 31 July 2013 at 05:01:54

    it means kadalai paruppu

  • poonamsharma
    Posted 01 August 2013 at 02:59:28

    abhi tk na bnai na khai ja kr bnaungi

  • lipi
    Posted 03 September 2013 at 04:47:37

    surely i'll try, then let u know again ok

  • mitashi
    Posted 03 September 2013 at 07:20:16

    yeah definetly,v'll try...delicious recipe

  • ritu
    Posted 03 September 2013 at 10:49:49

    I will try it it looks yummy and easy

  • ashwini
    Posted 17 September 2013 at 14:01:15

    I tried it. really tastes delicious. ....

  • lingi
    Posted 17 September 2013 at 15:36:48

    Looks great...i wil try it nw :)

  • riya singh
    Posted 06 February 2014 at 11:43:09

    I like all the recipes of Lekhafoods

  • Kasturi
    Posted 10 April 2014 at 16:47:32

    Hi, i tried the halwa and turned out to be good but it was not as fluffy as shown in the picture do we need to add any special ingredient for the fluffiness

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