MOONG DAL

Moong dal is sweet-tasting, yellow-colored, 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.

Types Of Moong Dal 

SIZE

BOLD

MEDIUM

SMALL

Size Description

ø 3.25mm to ø 3 .5 mm.

ø 3.0mm to ø 3.25 mm

Ø 2.25mm to ø 3.0 mm.

Moisture

2.5%
(±0.5).

2.5%
(±0.5)

2.5%
(±0.5)

Foreign Matters

Nil

Nil

Nil

Admixture & Metal

Nil

Nil

Nil

Broken

1% Max

1% Max

1% Max

Husk

2% Max

2% Max

2% Max

Crop season

  • In India Moong is grown in two seasons, Jujy-August (kharif) and March-April (summer). Moong is mostly grown as a kharif crop in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh etc. But in Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh & Bihar it is grown as a summer crop.
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