Organic Moong Dhal is split mung beans; they are high in phytoestrogens like genistein and daidzein, calcium, protein (non-complete), iron (non-heme), zinc, folate, complex carbohydrates and lastly fiber for proper and regular digestive functioning.
From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, mung beans are cooling, associated with stomach and spleen, tonifies Yin therefore useful for Yin deficiency symptoms and great as a detoxifying food as it is said to “cleanse the blood”, especially sprouted mung beans. Remember that combining beans or pulses with a grain like rice gives you complete protein.
NOTE: Before use, all beans should be soaked in cold water overnight or for at least ten hours. Make sure you cover the beans with a large volume of water because they will swell up considerably. When ready to cook, discard the soaking water and briefly rinse the beans under running water.
We recommend storing in an air tight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
WARNING: Please wash thoroughly, may contain some grit.
Certified Organic: ACO
Country of Origin: India
You can use Santos Organics Organic Moong Dhal to make our:
- Simple Nourishing Kitchari
- Winter Warming Soup – Organic Cream of Pumpkin Kitchari
- Quinoa & Moong Bean Vegetarian Stew Recipe