Moong dal is sweet-tasting, yellow-coloured, split green moong beans, husked. These are high in fibre and protein. They have vitamins A, B, C and E and are an enormous source of minerals such as potassium, iron and calcium. They contain a low glycemic index and almost no fat content.
Green Dal helps to reduce cholesterol. It has very low fat content which helps in reducing weight. It possesses diuretic and detoxifying properties. It helps regulate body temperature, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Moong beans are used in curries and other main course dishes such as kichdi, pongal and dal fry. They are also used to make desserts like kheer and various sweet meats