Split mung beans, also called mung dal, are a mung beans that have been peeled during processing. Mung beans are a legume that is an essential part of Asian cuisine from India to Thailand as a staple food. Mung beans have a mild but distinctive flavor that is nutty and fragrant. Split mung beans are versatile and used in a variety of dishes from curries to desserts.
Uses: Simmer mung beans in 2 parts of water with salt for about 20 minutes or until tender. Split mung beans can turn mushy if overcooked so take care to cook gently.