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which lentil is moong dal

what are moong lentils

asked by barbara sibley over 1 year ago
2 answers 534 views
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added over 1 year ago

This site: http://www.foodsubs.com...

indicates that moong lentils (or moong dal) are mung beans that are skinned and split. As such, one would expect moong dal to cook faster than whole green mung beans.

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added over 1 year ago

moong does not fit the physical definition of the lentils (the convex lens/disc shaped). they look like miniature tic tacs (dare I say it, 'minion' shaped) and dark green with the skin ad a light shade of yellow when skinned. this is what the skinned split ones look like (after being hydrated)
https://food52.com/recipes...