Moong Dal Barfi Recipe

Moong dal barfi is prepared with moong dal atta and soaked moong dal pitti. Barfi prepared with Mawa and moong dal pitti can be prepared on any festival or special occasion. 

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Ingredients for Moong Dal Burfi

  • Moong dal - 1 cup (200 grams) (washed)
  • Sugar - 1 cup (250 grams)
  • Mawa - 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Ghee - 3/4 (150 grams)
  • Pistachios - 1 tbsp

How to make Moong Dal ki barfi

Wash moong dal and soak in water for 3 hours. Strain dal and grind with hep of mixture grinder. 

Preheat ghee in a pan and add ground dal into it. Stir dal constantly and cook on low-medium flame. Color of dal will change on roasting. Ghee starts separating from dal and it smells delicious. Dal is cooked. It take 25 minutes for roasting dal. Remove wok form flame. 

Now roast mawa in a nonstick pan and keep the flame low. Now mix moong dal into it. Now prepare sugar syrup for making barfi. Take sugar and 1 cup water in any utensil and place it on flame. When water starts boiling, cook for 1-2 more minutes. Sugar syrup is now ready. (To add color to barfi you can also add some food color in sugar syrup). 

Peel cardamom and make powder and cut pistachios thinly. Add them in sugar syrup and mix. Now cook halwa in low flame and stir constantly until it thickens in consistency. Mix cardamom powder into it. Mixture is ready, turn off the flame. 

Grease plate with some ghee and pour mixture over it. Spread evenly. Sprinkle chopped pistachios and press them gently. Within 2 hours barfi will get set. Now cut this mixture in square pieces. Moong dal barfi is ready. Store it in air tight container and place it refrigerator. Relish eating it upto for 8-10 days.


  • Stir the mixture constantly on low and medium flame, else it may stick at the bottom of wok or pan. 
  • Try using nonstick pan for frying and roasting. 

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  1. 13 July, 2020 09:48:22 AM CV KRISHNAMOORTHY

    I tried my hand at Moong Dal Burfi, meticulously following the steps mentioned in the Receipe of Ms Nisha Madhulika. I was doing it for the very first time. It turned out to be superb. The very best of all sweets that I ever made or tasted. Thanks a Ton.

  2. 24 June, 2019 01:00:48 AM CookArchibald