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Hayagreeva Recipe | Chana Dal Halwa Recipe | Hayagreeva Maddi Recipe

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Hayagreeva is an authentic Karnataka-style sweet recipe that is mainly prepared as naivedyam and offered to God during festive seasons. The hayagriva maddi is prepared by cooking chana dal in jaggery syrup with grated coconut and dry fruits added to it.

Also known as hoorana in Karnataka, this sweet is made during religious ceremonies and distributed among all after prayers. In this recipe, we have added poppy seeds to add flavour to it.

The chana dal halwa is a delectable sweet that is filling, but it sure leaves you craving for more. Hayagreeva is a simple recipe to follow and here is a step-by-step procedure with images. Also, watch the video and learn how to make the hayagreeva maddi recipe at home.

HAYAGREEVA VIDEO RECIPE

HAYAGREEVA RECIPE | CHANA DAL HALWA RECIPE | HOORANA RECIPE | HAYAGREEVA MADDI RECIPE
Hayagreeva Recipe | Chana Dal Halwa Recipe | Hoorana Recipe | Hayagreeva Maddi Recipe
Prep Time
30 Mins
Cook Time
40M
Total Time
1 Hours 10 Mins

Recipe By: Suma Jayanth

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • Chana dal - 1 cup

    Water - 3 cups

    Jaggery - 2 cups

    Poppy seeds - 1½ tbsp

    Ghee - 9 tbsp

    Raisins - 2 tbsp

    Dry grated coconut - ¾th bowl

    Broken cashew nuts - 2 tbsp

    Cloves - 4-5

    Cardamom powder - 2½ tsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Add chana dal in a bowl.

    2. Add 2 cups of water and soak it for half an hour.

    3. Add the soaked chana dal into a pressure cooker.

    4. Add half a cup of water.

    5. Pressure cook it for up to 4-5 whistles and allow it to cool.

    6. Open the lid, mash the dal slightly and keep it aside.

    7. Add jaggery into a heated pan.

    8. Immediately, add half a cup of water.

    9. Allow the jaggery to dissolve completely and allow it to boil for 5-7 minutes on a medium flame.

    10. Add the cooked dal in the syrup.

    11. Stir well.

    12. Add poppy seeds and mix well.

    13. Add 3 tablespoons of ghee.

    14. Allow it to cook for 15 minutes.

    15. Add raisins and dry grated coconut.

    16. Add another 5 tablespoons of ghee and mix well.

    17. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes.

    18. Meanwhile, add a tablespoon of ghee into a small pan.

    19. Add the broken cashew nuts and sauté for 2 minutes, until it turns light brown.

    20. Then, add cloves.

    21. Add the roasted cashew nut mixture onto the dal-jaggery mix.

    22. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

    23. Serve hot.

Instructions
  • 1. The chana dal is soaked to give the softness and is easy to cook.
  • 2. Addition of dry grated coconut is optional.
  • 3. The poppy seeds is an optional ingredient.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 256.9 cal
  • Fat - 11.4 g
  • Protein - 21.1 g
  • Carbohydrates - 61 g
  • Sugar - 24.8 g
  • Fibre - 6.2 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE HAYAGREEVA

1. Add chana dal in a bowl.

2. Add 2 cups of water and soak it for half an hour.

3. Add the soaked chana dal into a pressure cooker.

4. Add half a cup of water.

5. Pressure cook it for up to 4-5 whistles and allow it to cool.

6. Open the lid, mash the dal slightly and keep it aside.

7. Add jaggery into a heated pan.

8. Immediately, add half a cup of water.

9. Allow the jaggery to dissolve completely and allow it to boil for 5-7 minutes on a medium flame.

10. Add the cooked dal in the syrup.

11. Stir well.

12. Add poppy seeds and mix well.

13. Add 3 tablespoons of ghee.

14. Allow it to cook for 15 minutes.

15. Add raisins and dry grated coconut.

16. Add another 5 tablespoons of ghee and mix well.

17. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes.

18. Meanwhile, add a tablespoon of ghee into a small pan.

19. Add the broken cashew nuts and sauté for 2 minutes, until it turns light brown.

20. Then, add cloves.

21. Add the roasted cashew nut mixture onto the dal-jaggery mix.

22. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

23. Serve hot.

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Story first published: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:50 [IST]
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