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304 mung recipes

Last Updated : Jul 26,2020


मूंग रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (mung recipes in Hindi)
મગ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (mung recipes in Gujarati)

mung recipes | 302 indian moong, green gram recipes |

Mung recipe collection. Moong, also called Mung or whole green gram, is a type of legume that grows predominantly in Southeast Asia, especially India, and hence is a very big part of the Indian cuisine and food practices. It is used in many different ways whether boiled, sprouted, raw or mashed and in many different varieties of dishes like salads, soups and of course, subzis.

Moong beans can either be cooked by boiling them in a pot of water or by pressure cooking them. They also have to be soaked for at least 2-3 hours before cooking them. Due to the versatility and availability of the bean in south and Southeast Asia, it is a staple in almost every household. Hence such a wide variety of moong recipes are available.

Whole Moong Recipes used to make snacks

Cheese Aloo Moong ToastCheese Aloo Moong Toast

There is a variety of snacks that can be made with whole moong that can even be fun for the kids to eat. Add boiled moong to a mix of boiled aloo, some cheese, masalas and toast it between breads, then you have yourself a delicious Cheese AlooMoong Toast, made within a few minutes and with just a little planning ahead.

If and when you're craving your favorite aloo tikki but don’t want to eat unhealthy, go for the Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki as the perfect replacement. They are easy to make moong recipe and packed with flavors of spring onion and garlic which make them the perfect snack, healthy AND tasty!

Sprouts Dhokla
Sprouts Dhokla

There is a time in every parent's life where their kids refuse to eat healthy food. The trick is to make the food appear delicious looking so that they eat it. Methi and Moong Sprouts Wrap does exactly that. Instead of serving the food as plain roti-subzi, the subzi is rolled in rotis so it is fun to eat. Moong can also be used to make the all-time favorite Gujarati snack, dhoklas. Sprouts dhoklas are a vibrant green in color and truly shows the versatility of this bean.

Mung recipes in Main Course Dishes

Healthy Moong ChaatHealthy Moong Chaat

Other very innovative moong recipes include using moong in Pav Bhaji. With loads of veggies, sprouts and the ever favorite pav bhaji masala, this is our new favorite recipe for pav bhaji! Moong is also one of the main ingredients in the street food special, Misal Pav, along with white peas and chawli beans. Speaking of street food, another very famous dish found in Maharashtra is Moong Chaat, where sprouted moong is sautéed with spices, onions and tomatoes and served hot.

One of the most famous dishes of the south is Pesarattu, is a dosa made with whole moong and flavored with ginger, onion and green chillies and cooked on tava till crisp. You can even make a variation in this and make a Stuffed Moong Sprouts Dosa. In case you are craving something with rice, you can always whip up a Moong Khichdi or a Sprouted Moong Methi Pulao.

Mung Recipes for Soups and Dals 

Moong Dal with SpinachMoong Dal with Spinach

As an Indian, dal is an essential in our household like every other Indian home. There are a lot of moong recipes that make use of moong in dal form. Dals made with moong are healthy and flavorful and are definitely enjoyed by all. Whether it is the Panchratni Dal, which as the name suggests is made with 5 different types of pulses or just Moong Dal with Spinach, it is always a crowd pleaser.


If not dal, there are a few soups you can make as well like the Moong Soup with Paneer, a simple concoction of boiled, blended and strained moong with paneer or a Garlicky Moong Sprouts Soup with Spinach.

Moong Recipes for Subzis

Sukha MoongSukha Moong

There are a lot of subzis that can be made with whole moong. If you want something Gujarati, Mixed Kathol, a subzi made with various Pulses, is the way to go or if you want a classic, there is always Sukha Moong, a dry subzi with only moong and spices.

For a more Maharashtrian dish, there is Matha Chi Bhaji, a subzi made with moong and flavorful amaranth leaves. Another exotic way to eat moong is to eat it as a korma which is spiced up with tangy tomatoes and a cashew paste in a recipe called Moong Sprouts Korma. Another very scrumptious recipe is Sprouted Green Gram Ghassi, which is a Mangalorean curry, has a rustic taste and flavored with coconut and onions.

Benefits of Mung, Moong, Whole green gram, Mung beans

Mung, Moong, Whole green gram, Mung beans : Mung is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially  red blood cells. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation. They help in the free flow of blood and good for heart. As Moong is low in fat and high in protein and fibre, eating mung beans will keep you fuller for a longer time and great for weight loss. Lentils and beans are Antioxidants which are known to reduce blood pressure. See detailed benefits of moong

We hope you enjoy our Moong Recipes Collection of 200 recipes



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sprouted moong salad recipe | moong salad | healthy moong salad | moong veg salad | with 15 amazing images. Looking for a healthy and tummy filling recipe? Here we have got you a scrumptiou ....
misal pav | maharashtrian misal pav | homemade misal pav | with 25 amazing photos. One of the most famous of Maharashtrian recipes, Misal is a scr ....
When you are in Andhra Pradesh, you must try their famous whole green moong dosas, known as Pesarattu. On the other hand, you can try it right away in your own kitchen! These delicious green gram dosas include a little bit of rice for crispness, as well as green chillies and ginger for an eleg ....
Mixed kathol features a wonderful combo of pulses cooked and presented the gujarati way. Kathol is part of the ‘jaman’ served during the festive seasons, but it is also made regularly in gujarati households throughout the year.
A thoughtful mélange of moong sprouts and veggies, this dish is not just easy to put together but also a real culinary and visual treat! When you are bored of eating plain moong sprouts, turn to this delicacy. Moong sprouts contain a horde of nutrients like
This dish is one meal but multi-nutrient! it is packed with vitamins and proteins that are found in abundance in paneer, moong sprouts and dalia. The veggies, masala and curd ensure that you have a delicious, and healthy meal.
sprouts dhokla recipe | healthy sprouts dhokla | sprouted moong dhokla | sprouts dhokla with spinach | with 18 amazing images. Sprouts dhokla is a dhokla but no ....
Let’s give a healthy twist to the evergreen Aloo Tikki! Using sprouted moong increases the nutrient-value by at least 15 per cent, while coriander and mint give an aromatic spin to the tale. Serve these fibre-rich Sprouts Tikkis hot and crisp, as soon as you prepare them. Serve with
Everybody yearns for a treat once in a while! Here is a perfectly enjoyable snack, made keeping diabetic norms in mind. These scrumptious Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikkis are made with fibre and iron-rich moong sprouts bound together by oats flour, which contains betaglucan, a unique type of so ....
Start your day with this energetic breakfast platter, which is loaded with healthy, colourful and tasty ingredients that look so appealing that you cannot help drooling! Chock-full of nutritious foods ranging from fruits and sprouts to paneer, this ....
moong soup recipe | weight loss moong soup | moong soup with carrots and paneer | heathy pregnancy soup | with 15 amazing images. moong soup is a perfect
whole moong dosa recipe | healthy whole moong dosa | protein rich dosa | whole moong dosa recipe | healthy whole moong dosa | protein rich do ....
aloo chaat recipe | Mumbai roadside aloo chaat | Delhi aloo chaat | with 28 amazing images. aloo chaat is a popular Mumbai roadside aloo chaat made from baby pot ....
This scrumptious Sprouted Moong Pakoda is going to add an element of fun to your tea-time! Made of a batter of raw sprouted moong perked up with green chillies, ginger, garlic and mint leaves, this unique pakoda has a very off-beat taste and texture that will surprise you. It is also quick and e ....
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