The mung bean (Vigna radiata), alternatively known as the moong bean, green gram, or mung Sanskrit mudra, is a plant species in the legume family. The mung bean is mainly cultivated in India, China, and Southeast Asia. Chinese people cultivated mung bean for almost over 2000 years, spread everywhere in China, many types and big volumes. Other countries of South Asia, North America, Brazil, Europe cultivate mung bean also. Major mung bean cultivating provinces of China is An Hui, Henan, Hebei, Hubei, Liaoning, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan. It is used as an ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes.
The mung bean starch is also extracted from them to make jellies and “transparent/cellophane” noodles. In Vietnam, the transparent wrapping of Vietnamese spring rolls is made from mung bean flour. In Filipino cuisine, meat is sauteed with garlic, onions, and bay leaves, then mung beans are added and cooked. Mung batter is used to make crepes named Pesarattu in Andhra Pradesh, India, copying other Southeast Asian cooking methods. Vitamins, calcium, irons, phosphorus ratio higher than crude rice. So it got good values both as food and as medicine, in the hot summer, mung bean soup is nice drinks for local folks to drive away heat.
|Product Name||Organic Mung Bean Starch|
|Appearance||white fine powder|
|Fiber number||not measurable|
|Smell and taste||normal|
|Sulphur dioxide (SO2) mg/kg||3.00%|
|Fineness (100 mesh thru)||>99.8%|
|Viscosity (75℃ heat)||>900CPS|
- Rich source of minerals viz., potassium, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, iron, phosphorus. Potassium and magnesium are important for heart health. Folic acid and iron are very important for pregnant and childbearing women.
- Rich source of dietary fiber. The fiber comprises of two types, insoluble and soluble. The insoluble fiber helps to keep the digestive system healthy and reduce the problems of constipation. Soluble fiber helps to reduce blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
- The rich source is of Vitamin C vital for up keeping your health and prevent diseases. Vitamin C rejuvenates the immune system and keeps the common fever, sore throat, cold away from you. The sprouts of this bean provide an excellent source of vitamin C whose levels are comparable to that of fruits.
- As a legume, it’s an excellent source of protein, devoid of saturated fats. Eating a bowl of soup made of organic green gram daily is a great way to meet the daily needs of protein requirements of our body.
- It helps you in maintaining good cardiovascular health. Eating organic green gram regularly helps you get rid of bad cholesterol and improve the flexibility of arteries and veins, excellent for your heart health and help to regulate blood pressure to healthy levels.
- Daily intake achieves detoxification process of the body and improves your metabolism and thus finds place in Indian Ayurveda as well as Chinese natural medicine systems to beat chronic disease conditions.
- These beans are low in calories and rich in fiber. Eating a small cup of Organic Green gram soup on daily basis satiates your stomach, prevents your overeating habit.
- Is good source of phosphorous that plays a role in proper cellular functions and repair mechanisms, helps maintain health of the heart and nerves.
- Rich source of Calcium which is required for strengthening bones. Sprouted green gram dal is good for bones for people of all age groups especially for women.