Whole green mung beans
Ovoid shaped green colour seeds
Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, Brazil, Argentina, Uzbekistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, India.
Sprouts, consumed whole, split in dal and flour
Many staple dishes throughout South Asia, South East and East Asia and the Middle East. Both savoury and sweet.
Considered to be one of the founder crops during the Neolithic age instrumental in the development of settlement agriculture in South Asia dating back to at least 4000 BC. Green mung beans are high in nutrients and antioxidants.