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Organic Mung Dal

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Mung dal (moong dal) is the yellow, split mung bean that has had its original green skin removed.  They are considered a staple in the Ayurvedic diet and an essential element in Ayurvedic dietary cleanses.   These tiny yellow beans are easy to digest, light in quality, and nutrient dense.   They are known to support healthy digestion, elimination, weight, and energy levels.  Mung dal is beneficial for all body-types (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) and can be a healing and delicious addition to your diet.

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Description

  • Useful in times of cleansing, digestive imbalance, weight loss, illness, and weakness
  • Nutrient-dense
  • Great vegetarian source of protein (over 24 grams per 1/2 cup dry)
  • Perfect protein source when eaten with basmati rice, quinoa, or any grain
  • Great source of dietary fiber (over 16 grams per 1/2 cup dry)
  • Good source of B vitamins, iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and folate
  • Promotes healthy heart, colon, digestion, elimination, weight, and energy levels
  • Gluten-free
  • Easy-to-digest
  • Very healing and nutritious part of a daily diet
  • Does not cause gas like many legumes often do
  • Low fat, cholesterol free
  • Tridoshic – beneficial for all body types (Vata, Pitta, Kapha)
  • Supports health pregnancy and postpartum
  • Delicious recipes included!

Contraindications

None.  Mung dal is very balanced, nutritious, and suitable for all body types.

General Directions

  1. If time permits, soak the dal in warm water for 6 to 24 hours prior to cooking.  If time does not permit rinse the beans well before cooking.
  2. Boil three cups of water for every one cup of dal.  Once boiling, add in the dal and cook, mostly covered, over medium heat for 25 to 30 minutes.  Stir well every 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. The dal is done when the beans are very soft and have lost their form.
  4. For better flavor and health benefits add in spices, ghee, oil, vegetables, basmati rice, quinoa, or grains as desired.

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Recipes with mung dal:

Ingredients

Organic*, sustainably farmed mung dal (yellow split mung bean)

*Please note that although the dal is USDA organically sourced, as a small business we are not currently a certified organic facility.

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