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Mung Bean Recipes

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Recipe # 1

  • Bring the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans and the water to a boil in a pot.
  • Cook at a boil until the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans are soft, about 40 minutes.
  • Mash the California Grown Organic Mung Beans; set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot; cook and stir the onion and garlic in the hot oil over medium heat until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the meat; season with salt and pepper.

Recipe # 2

  • Pour in 3 cups of cold water for every cup of California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans.
  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to allow the mixture to simmer and put the pan’s lid in place.
  • Cook until the California Grown Organic Mung Beans have reached your desired level of tenderness, about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Drain the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans and use as desired.

Tips:

  • For every cup of California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans, plan on having 3 cups of cooked beans.
  • If you have more cooked mung beans than you can use at once, store the extra in an airtight container covered with their cooking liquid.
  • They will stay good in the refrigerator for five days or up to six months in the freezer.

Use cooked mung beans in stir-fries, as a bruschetta topping, in tossed green or pasta salads or as an ingredient in vegetarian bean burgers.

Recipe # 3

  • Pick through the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans and quinoa and rinse them under cold water.
  • Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat and add the onions.
  • Cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic, California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans, quinoa, turmeric, and dill, and cook for a few minutes until heated through.

Recipe # 4: California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans and Rice Pilaf

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans
  2. 1/2 cup basmati rice, rinsed
  3. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus melted butter for serving
  4. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  5. 2 tablespoons minced onion
  6. 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  9. 2 3/4 cups water
  10. Salt
  11. 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped cilantro
  12. Gingery Spice Mix, for serving

How to make this recipe

  • Put the rice and California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans in separate bowls.
  • Cover with water and let soak for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and shake dry.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Add the cumin and cook over moderate heat until fragrant and sizzling, about 30 seconds.
  • Add the minced onion, jalapeño and ginger and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the soaked California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans and rice along with the ground turmeric and toss to coat.
  • Add the water, season with a generous pinch of salt and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer over low heat until the liquid is absorbed and the grains and beans are tender but not mushy, about 20 minutes.
  • Fluff the pilaf with a fork and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Garnish with the cilantro and serve, passing melted butter and the Gingery Spice Mix alongside.

Make Ahead: The pilaf can stand at room temperature for up to 4 hours. Rewarm before serving.

Recipe # 5: Four Day Detox and Weight Loss starter California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans – soaked overnight
  2. 2 cup water + 1/2-1 to taste tsp. salt- to cook beans in pressure cooker
  3. 2 cup water – to achieve the soup
  4. 1 tbsp sunflower oil or ghee
  5. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1/4 tsp hing (known as asafoetida in the West)
  7. 1 bay leaf
  8. 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  9. 1 tsp mixed cumin and coriander powder
  10. 11/2 tsp ginger – chopped
  11. 1/2 tsp garlic – chopped
  12. 1 tsp or to taste Salt
  13. 11/2 tsp. lemon juice
  14. 1 tsp raw sugar cane (optional)
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Directions:
  • Soak the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans overnight in water.
  • Clean and finely grind ginger and garlic.
  • Drain the California Grown 100% Gluten Free NON-GMO Organic Mung Beans, wash them two times and cook in a pressure cooker with the indicated amount of water until tender. It takes around 25 minutes, according to your pressure cooker. (The beans have to be broken.) If you use a regular pot, it will take 40-45 minutes for the beans to be fully cooked.
  • Heat the oil or ghee in a large deep saucepan and add mustard seeds.
  • When mustard seeds pop, add hing, bay leaf, turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger and a pinch of black pepper.
  • Mix well and do not allow to burn.
  • Place the cooked Mung Beans with the fresh water and the remaining ingredients into the saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil then simmer for a few minutes more.
  • Add Lemon and Enjoy!

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