Mung! How to Cook Moong Bean Soup Correctly

Have you wondered why you should eat these tiny beans? Well, the reason is obvious – moong beans are one of the best tasting and healthiest Indian herbs. Mung Beans are high in source of protein, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Mung Beans are also high source of nutrients including manganese, potassium, folate, copper, zinc and vitamins B. They make a great addition to your pantry because they cook faster than most other beans!

People also love moong beans for its great tasting flavour. Asians usually compliment it with rice and nice cheers of drinks for a perfect luncheon experience.

But here’s a tip: there is a proper way of cooking moon beans to achieve its excellent taste. Here you’re going to learn some smart tips on how to cook moong beans correctly. Enjoy reading!

 Wash the moong beans and leave it in the bowl of water for a couple of minutes – this allows the bad moong beans to float. Sift the floating moong beans and throw them away.
Boil the moong beans. Usually it takes around 45 minutes to one hour, depending on the amount of moong beans that you are cooking. Since they are thick, well-rounded beans, the period of cooking is an essential element. If you take it in less than 20 minutes, your moong beans would not be palatable.
Spice up your moong beans – add vegetables like carrots and broccoli. Boil for another 10 minutes.
Make sure that the water does not subside as it will burn the moong beans. If you need to add water, gradually add at least one cup of water to make your recipe palatable.

There you go! You now have a flavourful moong bean Soup that you can enjoy with your friends or the whole family. Moong beans can also be made into a great dessert. Simply boil the moong beans and minced it afterwards. Add sweetened honey, coconut milk, and a little ginger and you can achieve a delightful porridge. 

 

Green Moong Beans