Ramkumar Nayak/Raipur: There is no dearth of famous dishes in Chhattisgarh. The Cheela Fara, Idli Dosa, Chowmin and fast food here are famous, but among all these, Moong Halwa has no rival. There is a queue of taste lovers. People have been coming to this shop in the capital Raipur for many years and taste the moong halwa. Actually, on hearing the name of Moong Halwa, many people’s mouth waters. As the weather increases, the demand for Moong Halwa also starts increasing.
Moong dal halwa, which is rich in taste as well as nutrition, gives a unique sweetness in the mouth. This sweet dish appeals to adults as well as children. In winter, moong halwa is the life of parties and functions. If you want to eat moong halwa in the capital Raipur, then there is a famous shop of moong halwa on the way from Budhatalab to Sadar Bazaar. The price of 50 grams of Moong Halwa is Rs 50, the price of 100 grams of Moong Halwa is Rs 100, and the price of one kg Moong Halwa is Rs 1000.
This is how moong halwa is made
Shop operator Sugresan Yadav told that his guru is Naga Maharaj, and he has learned the art of making breakfast from him. Apart from Moong Bada, Dahi Bada, Pyagi Bada, Moong Halwa made with pure ghee is also available here. This halwa cannot be praised enough. To prepare moong halwa, first grind moong using a seal grater. Then it is cooked on low flame. When the moong turns brown in color, khoya is added to it. After adding khoya, sugar syrup is then added and the excellent tasting moong halwa is ready.