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by Thao Le

Mung beans are a very popular grain in the cuisine of Asia. This dish is appealing and very beneficial to our health. Along with the high fiber content, this is a nutrient-dense meal packed with vitamins and minerals that supply the body with energy.

Nowadays, mung beans may be processed in a variety of ways, including creating gruel or soup. Mung beans may be prepared as a breakfast item, a side dish, or the main course. Each processing step imparts a distinct delectable flavor. However, and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) will concentrate on vegetarian food in this piece. Vegan Fried Mung Beans are a vegetarian meal that is ideal for busy individuals due to its simple preparation time.

A delectable, unique dish with a crispy bottom layer and an aromatic top layer, topped with lovely veggies, would make an intriguing vegetarian menu idea. You are sure to like this handy dish. Not only convenient but also beneficial to your health, gather in the kitchen and cook together.

Total Time
15 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 200
    ml of Filtered Water
  • 100
    grams of Split Mung Beans


  • Preparation Time
    5 mins
  • Cooking Time
    10 mins
  • Total Time
    15 mins

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  2. Mung Beans: No type of mung beans require presoaking, but the quickest cooking form are split mung beans.
  3. Put the mung beans into a colander or strainer. Rinse the beans under cool, running water. Remove and discard all discolored beans, debris or bits of rock.
  4. Place them in a large bowl. Fill with enough cold water to cover the mung beans by at least 3 inches. Allow them to soak for between 1 to 2 hours.
  6. Step 1: Make the Mung Bean Mixture
  7. After soaking the mung beans for 1-2 hours, rinse and grind them with 200ml of filtered water until they are coarsely mashed.
  8. To the ground mung bean mixture, add sliced carrots, cucumber, and scallions and season with 1 teaspoon vegetarian spice and a pinch of pepper. Stir the mixture to dissolve it.
  9. Step 2: Stir-fry the mixture and finish
  10. Sauté the shallots in a little oil in a pan, then pour a thin layer of the mung bean mixture into the pan. Stir-fry for 5 minutes, covered, on low heat, or until the bottom is golden brown, then remove from heat.
  11. Serve with steamed rice, sprouts, tomatoes, and a soy-chili dipping sauce on the side to complete the meal.


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Vegan Fried Mung Beans are a snack that may easily double as breakfast. If you are too busy or lack the time to prepare more complex meals, try making this dish according to this recipe from and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi). Best of success!

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