How to make Chana Dal Halwa - SK Khazana -

Chana dal halwa enriched with khoya, pistachios, cashewnuts and almonds

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram, Pure ghee (देसी घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Chana Dal Halwa - SK Khazana

Chana Dal Halwa - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chana Dal Halwa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Pure ghee 1/4 cup

  • Saffron strands a few + for garnish

  • Khoya / mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Pistachios sliced 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts havled 8-10

  • Almond slivers 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan. Add Bengal gram along with its water and mash slightly with a churner.

Step 2

Add ghee and mix well. Add saffron, mix and cook for 5-6 minutes or till the mixture reduces to half.

Step 3

Add khoya, mix and cook till it melts. Add cardamom powder and sugar, mix and cook till sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Add pistachios, cashewnuts and almonds, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Garnish with saffron strands and serve hot.

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