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Green Mung Beans

General Description

Green mung bean (Vigna radiata) is a plant spice of the lentils family. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and nowadays largely grown in India, China and Southeast Asia. It is also grown in other regions with hot dry weather such as in Southern Europe, Southern United States and also in Argentina. Is in this last place where Andes Harvest grows Green mung beans to the world.

Health Benefits

Green mung beans are low in calories and fats, high in fiber and protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. It is a low glycemic index food (impact on blood sugar levels) which helps to inhibit appetite. All these together are a powerful tool for a healthy weight loss. Its fiber content helps in digestion. Mung beans also control the amount of cholesterol content in our body. It is rich in vitamins and minerals giving an additional advantage from this tiny bean to your diet.


Green mung beans are widely used in the Asian cuisine. Green mung beans can be eaten in sweet or savory applications, sprouted, cooked, whole, split, paste, or using its starch. All these forms are used in an extensive variety of dishes such as baked beans, stir fries, curry dishes, glass noodle preparation, Vietnamese rolls filling, soups, salads, or even desserts, among many others.

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