Health benefits of mung beans/munggo and must try recipes

Health benefits of mung beans or munggo.

The mung bean, also known as monggo, or munggo is a plant species in the legume family. It is commonly known in Asia and Indian countries, and according to our health food source:

  • Mung beans contain healthy nutrients that can benefit our body.
  • Rich in protein, potassium, magnesium, and fiber.
  • Helps during constipation
  • It helps to lower high cholesterol levels.
  • Low in glycemic index and can help manage blood sugar levels.

Disclaimer: The list shown above is merely for information purposes only. If you need a medical advice, you should consult a doctor or other appropriate medical professional.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

It’s a good ingredient in savory and sweet dishes, just like the featured recipes below.

Cheesy stuffed bread with mung bean filling
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Ingredients:
2 3/4 cups all purpose flour + set aside 1/4 cup for dusting later
2 tsp yeast
1/2 cup brown sugar
A pinch of iodized salt
1/4 cup powdered milk
3 tbsp margarine
1/4 cup vegetable oil (this recipe used canola oil)
1 whisked egg
1/2 cup warm water
Stuffed bread with mung bean filling
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Ingredients:
3 cups all purpose flour + set aside 1/4 cup of it (for dusting later)
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp powdered milk
1 tsp yeast
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp margarine
1/4 cup vegetable oil (this recipe used canola oil)
1 egg
3/4 cup warm water
Simple yet delicious mung bean bread filling
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Ingredients:
1 cup mung beans (boiled and mashed)
1 can condensed milk
1 egg
2 tbsp margarine
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup cornstarch (dissolved in a 1/8 cup of water)
Boiled sautéed mung beans and veggies
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Ingredients:
1 cup mung beans (munggo)
1 bunch water spinach (kangkong)
2 large tomatoes
Whole green chilies (do not open)
Garlic
Onion
1 tsp seasoning mix
1 tsp iodized salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp fish sauce (patis)
Vegetable oil
Energizing mung beans, pork and veggies
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Ingredients:
1/4 kg mung beans
2 cups of thinly sliced pork meat
1 bunch water spinach
1/4 kg squash (cut into cubes)
Garlic
Onion
3 tsp seasoning mix
3 to 4 tsp iodized salt
1 tsp black pepper
6 cups water

Something to note: “Eating food with the whole family is one way to promote your bonding moments together, it also creates a happy environment, healthy lifestyle, positive thoughts about life and a helpful way to achieve an overall health”.

Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.


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6 Comments Add yours

  1. I love to eat mung sprouts salad…I’ll love to try your recipes as well😀💖

    1. momsjourney says:

      Wow that’s good to hear!
      Yes! Try them 💞
      Thanks for dropping by!
      Have a nice day 🌟

      1. Aww! How sweet 💕💕

      2. momsjourney says:

        Thank you🌟

  2. Mung beans nice recipe 😋. I will try that.

    1. momsjourney says:

      Yes! Try them…
      Thank you so much for visiting this post…
      Have a great day ahead 🌻🌟🌻
      God bless 💞

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