Whole Green Moong (Green Gram), known for its nourishing properties, is extremely versatile and is used to make curries, soups, stir fries and salads. They can be enjoyed raw as well as cooked.
To keep your green moong dal fresh and free from moisture, store it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
Begin by rinsing the dal thoroughly and soaking it for a few hours or overnight to reduce cooking time. You can prepare it as a simple and comforting dal curry with spices and herbs, or add it to soups and stews for an extra dose of nutrition and flavor.
Q. How do I cook whole green moong beans?
A. After soaking, drain the water and rinse the beans again. You can cook them on the stovetop by simmering them in water until they are tender. They can also be pressure-cooked for quicker cooking.
Q. Can I use whole green moong beans for sprouting?
A. Yes, whole green moong beans are commonly used for sprouting. Soak them overnight, and then rinse and drain them daily until you see sprouts.
Q. Can I freeze cooked whole green moong beans?
A. Yes, you can freeze cooked whole green moong beans. Allow them to cool completely before placing them in airtight freezer-safe containers. Thaw and use them as needed.