Monday, March 25, 2013

Bengal Gram/Channa Dhal Halwa - SNC - 6

This Month Snc Challenge - 6 is Bengal Gram Halwa/ kadalai paruppu Halwa

Divya Pramil Started this Snc (south vs North) and (North vs South) I am a part of south group. 
I  belong to a Southern Group , I am Linking  this recipe SNC You to can cook Indian foodDivya's South Vs North  hosted by Kirti to North group challenge

Every month we  learn North Indian Famous & Traditional Recipes , all credit goes to Divya Pramill.

SNC -1 (October 2012)
Challenge for Northern team - Mysore pak; Challenged and Hosted by - Divya Prakash
Challenge for Southern team -  Bhel Puri Chat; Challenged and Hosted by - Shruti Dhingra 

SNC - 2 (November 2012)

Challenge for Northern team - Adhirasam; Challenged and Hosted by - Yashodha
Challenge for Southern team -  Gulab Jamun; Challenged and Hosted by - Pallavi 

SNC -3 (December 2012) 

Challenge for Northern team - Medu Vada; Challenged and Hosted by - Sherin Deepu 
Challenge for Southern team -  Misal Pav; Challenged and Hosted by - Meena Bhatia 

SNC -4 (January 2013)

Challenge for Northern team - Vadakari; Challenged and Hosted by - Ramya 
Challenge for Southern team -  
Ghewar; Challenged and Hosted by - Manjula Bharath 

SNC - 5 (February 2013) 
Challenge for Southern team - Green Peas Kachori With Spicy Dum Aloo; Challenged and Hosted by by - Sanoli
Challenge for Northern team - Paal Kozhukattai - Challenged and Hosted by Tamil

SNC - 6 (March 2013) 
Challenge for Southern team - Chana Dal Halwa/Barfi; Challenged and Hosted by Kirti on behalf of Northern team 
Challenge for Northern team - Hyderabadi Biryani; Challenged and Hosted by Swasthi on behalf of Southern team 


Chana Dal(Chickpea/Bengal gram lentil - 75 gram
kadalai paruppu/கடலை பருப்பு )
Ghee – 4tspn
Milk - 100 ml
Sugar – 40 gram
cardamom pwd  -1/4 tspn
badam flakes& pista flakes – 2 tspn
Almonds, walnut for granishing


Wash and Soak dal in 1 Cup water for 4 hours.
Cook channa dal with 1 cup of water,strain it and mash well
Heat Nonstick pan add 2 tspn ghee and add mashed dal, stir well and cook for 10 minitues.
Now add 50ml milk and fry on high heat till it get dry.

Again add 50ml milk and 2tpsn ghee cook for 5 minutes     
Finally add cardamom powder, sugar and badam pista flakes and fry on high heat for another 5 minutes.
Serve hot or simply spread on plate and sprinkle some extra chopped nuts.

Let it cool down completely. Cut in desired shape, transfer in air-tight container and store in fridge.

SNC - 2 (November 2012) - Gulab Jamoon

SNC -3 (December 2012) - Misal Pav
SNC -4 (January 2013) - Ghewar with Kesar Rabdi
SNC - 5 (February 2013) - Green Peas Kachori and Dum Aloo

SNC - 6 (March - 2013) - Channa dhal(Bengal gram) Halwa/Barfi

Thanks kirti for leaning this yummy halwa and thanks to Divya for conducting this Event.


  1. Well made akka looks delicious.. Hope u and your family enjoyed it :)

  2. perfectly done Jaleela!!!
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  3. Superb halwa :) you have made it so so well dear

  4. lovely halwa u made it perfect sis :-)

  5. Halwa is one of my fav though I am curious, a little bit for my sweet savor. Nice and incredible flavors.

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  7. I didn,t hear about this recipe before, How is it taste, looking interesting thanks for share New Recipe..

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  8. Looks Yummy, i haven't heard about this recipe.Thanks for sharing Indian Dessert Recipe

  9. Wow! What a mouth watering delicacy, I can't wait to savor it. I am a big foodie and I am definitely going to try this. Few days ago I tried dry fruit kheer and it was yum. You must add it to your list.


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