Moong Dal is basically an Indian (Hindi) word which is popularly known as Green Gram. It is basically a tiny bean which is circular in shape and green in color. It is one of the main pulse crops in India as it provides a protein in bulk which is able to fulfill the requirements of all the Vegetarian people of the country as well as outside the country. Most often in India, it is consumed in the form various methods such as Whole pulses or split pulse. The Best Cultivation season of Moong dal is usually between March to June season. Moong Dal is Low in Fat, High in Protein, and Fibre and due to its mild flavor cooked with assertive flavoring. Split Moong Dal is in Yellow-colored dal which is basically used in India in most of the house across the country. They are rich In Fibre and protein, almost low glycemic index, no cholesterol, and no fat content. This Moong dal is often used in various dishes as a main ingredient such as Khichdi, Dal Fry, Moong Dal Halwa, Pongal, Kheer, and Curries.
Moong Dal in English or its other names:
Moong Dal in English known as Green Gram. In India, we often called Moong dal which is a Hindi word. The other names of Moong Dal which is often spoken in the different language in different states are Pesallu, Mmug or Mung Dal, Mug, Cheru Payaru, Hesar Kalu, Paasi Paruppu, etc.
Nutritional Facts of Moong Dal or Calories in Moong Dal:
Below are some beneficial nutritional facts of Moong Dal per 100 grams of serving:
Protein: 24 grams
Carbohydrate: 63 grams
Fibre: 16 grams
Fat: 1020 grams
Sugar: 7 grams
Protein in Moong Dal:
Moong carries approximately 24 grams of protein per 100 grams of serving a time which is excellent to provide us more energy to our body.
Rajdhani Moong Dal / Mangat ram Moong Dal / Tata Moong Dal:
Moong Dal is made up of Green Gram that has been split or washed but not skinned. Since the cover part of the Green gram which we called a Husk is removed completely and splitting is done in a mill and gives a yellowish color which we usually have seen in a packed dal of different brands like Rajdhani, Mangatram, and Tata. Moong Dal is rich in protein, Carbohydrate, Iron, Fibre, etc. and low in Fat and Cholesterol which is very beneficial for our body and make ourselves fit.
Benefits of Moong Dal:
• Moong Dal helps us to reduce Cholesterol as it does not contain any kind of Cholesterol so it is very healthy to our body. • It carries very low-fat content which again helps us to reduce a weight or body fat. • Moong Dal helps to possess a detoxifying or diuretic property and helps to maintain the body temperature and a blood sugar level in our body. • Moong Dal carries Vitamins and enriched with the good source of minerals such as Sodium, Iron, Calcium, and Potassium which are really helpful to our body as well as our bones too. • It is a good source of Protein, Fibre, Iron, and helps us to maintain or control our blood pressure.