Green Mung Beans
Unit/Weight : 400Gr
Brand : Cock
Country : Thailnad
Mung beans are traditionally used in East Asian and Indian cuisines. They are a healthy and inexpensive addition to any diet. When cooked, the mung beans can be eaten plain or with spices and vegetables
The mung or moong bean (also known as green gram or golden gram) is the seed of Vigna radiata, native to the Indian subcontinent, and mainly cultivated in India, China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Burma, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, but also in hot and dry regions of Southern Europe and the Southern United States. It is used as an ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes.
How to cook Green Mung Beans
- Boil 3 cups of water in a saucepan.
- Add 1 cup of mung beans to the boiling water, and turn the heat on the stove to low.
- Cover the saucepan. Simmer whole mung beans over low heat for 45 to 60 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed and the beans are tender. If you are cooking split or peeled mung beans, adjust the cooking time to 20 to 30 minutes.
- Melt 2 tbsp. of ghee in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add 1/4 tsp. of spices to the skillet, and saute for 1 minute. Garlic, turmeric and curry powder go well with mung beans.
- Add the cooked mung beans to the sauteed spices, and cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
- Mix in 1/4 cup chopped steamed vegetables to the mung beans. Potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, green beans and peas go well with mung beans.