Moong Dal

Moong Dal, also known as Mung Bean or Green Gram, is a type of legume widely cultivated in India, Southeast Asia, and other parts of the world. It is derived from the seeds of the Vigna radiata plant and comes in various forms, such as whole Green Moong, split green moong dal, and yellow moong dal (split and hulled). The legume boasts an impressive nutritional profile, making it a popular choice for both traditional and modern cuisines.

  • Protein: Moong Dal is an excellent plant-based protein source, making it an essential component of vegetarian and vegan diets.
  • Fiber:Rich in dietary fiber, it aids in digestion, promotes a feeling of fullness, and helps maintain a healthy gut.
  • Vitamins and Minerals:Moong Dal contains vitamins like B-complex vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin), vitamin C, and minerals like iron, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus.
  • Antioxidants:It is a good source of antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help protect the body against oxidative stress.
  • Low Glycemic Index:  Moong Dal has a low glycemic index, making it suitable for individuals concerned about blood sugar levels.