Mung bean

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  June 26, 2020

The mung or moong bean (also known as green gram or golden gram) is the seed of Vigna radiata, native to the Indian subcontinent, and mainly cultivated in China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Burma, Bangladesh and India, but also in hot and dry regions of Southern Europe and the Southern United States. It is used as a foodstuff in both savoury and sweet dishes.

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