Moong Dal Barfi

Instant sweets are very dear to everyone, both the maker and the eater find their taste very wonderful.  Keeping this in mind, today we are going to make Moong Dal Barfi.  This barfi will be ready in a jiffy and their taste will be amazing.  We will make them without mawa, ghee or milk powder.  These will be so delicious that you will love making them again and again.  So you too make Moong Dal Barfi with this easy recipe and enjoy the taste of it with your family.


Ingredients for Moong Dal Barfi


Moong Dal - 1 cup (200 grams)

Fresh Malai - 1 cup

Kesar Strand - 15-20, soaked in 1 tbsp milk

Powdered Sugar - 1 cup (170 g)

Cardamom - 6, coarsely crushed

Almond Flakes

Pistachio Flakes


Process of making Moong Dal Flour


Wipe 1 cup of moong dal thoroughly with a damp cloth.  Then put lentils in the pan and fry them on low-medium flame while stirring continuously.  When the lentils turn brown and after the aroma comes, turn off the flame and take out the lentils on a plate and cool them.


When the dal cools down, put it in a mixer jar and make powder.  Then filter it and take it out on a plate.  In this way moong dal flour will be ready.


Process of making barfi


Put 1 cup of home-made malai in the pan and heat it slightly while stirring continuously.  Then add 15-20 saffron threads soaked in 1 tbsp of milk and mix it well.  Then add moong dal flour to it and mix it well.  Also, add 1 cup of boora and 6-7 coarsely ground cardamom to it.


Fry them on low flame while stirring continuously till the mixture thickens.  After roasting, turn off the flame and stir the mixture lightly in a hot pan.  Then put some ghee in the plate and grease it and put the mixture in it and make it even.  Then put some almond flakes and pistachio flakes on it and press lightly.


When it cools down, keep it in the fridge to set for 1 hour.  After 1 hour, cut the pieces of barfi and separate them.  In this way Moong Dal ki Barfi will be ready, serve them and enjoy their taste.




Roast the dal on low-medium flame while stirring continuously till it turns brown.

You can keep the barfi in the fridge and eat it for 15-20 days.

Moong Dal Barfi



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  1. 06 February, 2023 11:57:14 AM Ranjana

    if home made malai is not available then what can you use as a substitute and how much ?