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Magnificent Mogul Mung Beans

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Moong (mung) beans are small olive-colored beans native to Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. The English word "mung" derives from the Hindi moong. Split mung beans, known as moong dal, are green with the husk, and yellow when dehusked. And it is the starch of the mung beans that is used to make jellies and transparent cellophane, or bean thread noodles.

Mung beans are soft and sensationally sweet when cooked. The moguls were not only brilliant builders but wondrous chefs! Enter their world with this real deal Indian meal!

Serves: 4 side dishes
Prep time
: 15 minutes
Cooking time
: 30 minutes


1 cup mung beans
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger, minced
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp garam masala


1 tsp salt
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp cilantro, minced


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