Green Gram Whole, Green Mung Beans, Hare Moong Sabut 1kg

Green gram is also known as mung bean or moong is a leguminous plant species belonging to the Fabaceae family with scientific name Vigna radiata. This small, oval-shaped green bean is widely used in Indian cuisines and no meal is complete without the addition of dals, be it with rice or roti’s it makes the meal wholesome. Also Read Moong Dal: These 5 Incredible Health Reasons Will Make You Add Green Gram To Your Daily Diet


Green gram dal is touted as superfoods as it is one of the richest sources of plant-based protein in the world. It is available as a whole, split and de-husked (yellow) and used in making both sweet and savoury dishes. Green gram dal is cultivated since ancient times and India is the largest producer of this legume. It is also widely grown in Southeast Asia, Indian subcontinent and East Asia. Green gram dal is one of the widely used dal for its indispensable medicinal and culinary purposes.

Whole green gram dal


Green gram dal is also known by several vernacular names such as pachai payaru in Tamil, cherupayar in Malayalam, pesara parupu in Telugu, hesaru kaalu in Kannada and moong dal in Hindi.


This versatile legume with a mild sweet taste melds well with other ingredients while retaining its wholesomeness. It also serves as a comforting food for those recuperating from any illness, as it is one of the legumes that are easily digestible.


Green gram dal is an annual vine which bears yellow flowers and brown pods. Being a short duration crop, it fits well in crop rotations and grows in a hot and warm climate and in any adverse climatic conditions. Post-harvest the pods are uprooted from the ground level and used as fed to the cattle.


Difference Between Whole Green Gram And Split Green Gram


Green gram is available in different forms including whole, split, dehusked (yellow) and ground. Split green moong dal is a dal that has been split but not skinned, as the husk is not only completely removed but also retains the pale green colour. The process of splitting is done in a mill.


Yellow moong dal refers to green beans that have been skinned and split which makes it flat, yellow and fast cooking.

Mung bean powder is obtained by dehulling, cooking and pulverizing the beans to a dry paste. It can be used as split, whole or ground, while whole green gram dal is occasionally used in Indian cooking, split yellow moong dal is commonly used, as it is a quick-cooking dal. Unlike other beans split yellow moong dal does not need prior soaking and offers umpteen health benefits, owing to its dense nutrient profile. Also Read: 5 Dals That Must Be Part Of Your Daily Diet


Green Gram Nutrition Facts


Mung bean is one of the richest plant-based sources of protein and a serving of this dal offer you with 211 calories and 14.2 grams of proteins. It is imbued with essential amino acids including phenylalanine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, lysine and arginine. Essential amino acids are not produced in the body, hence should be supplemented through diet. Green gram dal hep you meet daily protein needs without increasing fat intake.


As per the Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, this legume abounds iron, folate, carotenoids and other bioactive compounds that enhance optimal health. Besides these, a serving of green gram dal has 15.5 grams of dietary fibre, which meets 70% of the daily recommendation. Adding green gram dal in the diet adds bulk, lowers the symptoms of constipation, diverticulosis, reduce the cholesterol levels and the risk of developing heart disease. Furthermore, it also contains profuse amounts of essential nutrients like manganese, magnesium, potassium, copper, phosphorus, zinc and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6.


Whole mung beans are taken as sprouts and it is observed that sprouting changes the nutritional composition. Sprouted green beans are low on calories, contains notable amounts of amino acids and antioxidants than normal ones. It is endowed with a rich array of antioxidants like phenolic acid, flavonoids, caffeic acid and cinnamic acid. Moreover, sprouting green bean reduces the levels of phytic acid, which is an antinutrient that lowers the absorption of minerals like zinc, magnesium and calcium.


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1Kg Rs 209/-



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