If you are looking for easy, delicious and filling vegetarian or vegan mung bean recipes to make at your home from scratch, here you can find my collection of mung bean recipes or moong dal recipe round up (mung beans is known by the name moong dal in India). Keep in mind that these include recipes for both whole green moong dal and yellow moong dal which is the skin removed version of the whole dal.
what is mung beans?
Mung beans are very nutritious legumes.
They are very commonly used in many Asian cuisines including Indian, Chinese, Filipino cuisines. In India, mung beans is known by the name moong dal & both whole green moong dal & the yellow moong dal which is the skin removed variety of moong dal, are used in many recipes. They are also known as monggo beans, green grams, maash, munggo etc in different cuisines.
Mung beans is very nutritious & naturally gluten free and so mung beans is preferred by those who have diabetes, as a natural replacement to rice in many recipes. Mung beans also contains less carbohydrates than grains like rice.
Also it is a very good source of vegetarian plant based protein and so it is popularly used in many vegetarian & vegan diets. Popular recipes around the world using mung beans includes mung bean soup, mung bean curry, mung bean noodles, mung bean sprout salads etc.
Though mung beans can be easily cooked in a pot or pan on stove top, you can cook mung beans even more easily using a pressure cooker or instant pot pressure cooker.
I have a lot of recipes using mung beans, mostly Indian recipes, and you can see them below!
In the below collection, many mung bean recipes are prepared using instant pot pressure cooker, but you may also make those dishes on stove top using a pan or pot.
Instant pot is very convenient to use cook many foods much faster than the traditional methods, and the best thing about instant pot pressure cooker is that you do not have to stand nearby and watch while it's cooking.
Mostly it's is just dump & go recipes which is super easy & time saving! You can see all my instant pot recipes here, which includes mung bean recipes, rice recipes, pasta recipes and many more.
So let's go check the collection of mung bean recipes in my blog!
Mung Bean Recipes Collection
As I mentioned above, mung beans is very nutritious, naturally gluten free, protein rich and delicious when cooked.
You can read more about the mung beans here.
Hope you found this collection of mung bean recipes helpful in making new, easy, delicious dinner recipes for yourself, your friends and your family.
I will keep adding more recipes to the collection, if I make more dishes using mung beans!