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Green Gram



Green gram, also known as mung beans, are small, round, green-colored beans that are native to India and parts of Asia. They are a staple in many Indian and Asian dishes and can be had in raw or cooked forms. Green gram is a good source of protein, fiber, and vitamins, and is low in fat and calories. It is also a good source of minerals such as iron, magnesium, and potassium.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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green gram (soaked overnight)

1 cup

onion (chopped)


tomato (chopped)


green chillies (chopped)



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for garnishing



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 2:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.

Step 3:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies and sauté until the tomatoes are soft.

Step 5:

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the soaked green gram and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste and bring it to a boil.

Step 8:

Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the green gram is cooked.

Step 9:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 9589 users have chowed down on Green Gram a whopping 25013 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Green Gram like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Green Gram, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Green Gram is the food of choice for 19-23 male, with people of 20-25 BMI also on board.

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