Moong Dhall

Moong Dhall

Moong is generally known by the names – Mung Bean & Green Gram. Moong dhall is obtained by dehusking Moong. Moong dhall is high in fiber, protein and resistant starch which serves as a very good nutritious food. It is known to have an exotic taste, cooks quickly, generally free from stones and impurities and offers a great flavour. It is light on the stomach and easy to digest.

Moong dhall is generally used for 

side dish

for Chappathi and Parotta, etc.

Nutrient Content & Health Benefits

Being native to India, its cultivation is highly valued due to its high calorific value (237 Kcal / 100 gram dry weight) and numerous other benefits like

Energy 305 Kcal
Carbohydrate 52.50 g
Protein 21.30 g
Fat 1.01 g
Fibre 0.67 g
Minerals 2.85 mg


Carotenes 45.10 mcg
Vitamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B2 0.18 mg
Vitamin B3 0.98 mg
Folic Acid 115.20 mcg


500 Grams
250 Grams
50 Grams


Urad dal or black gram originates from India and has been cultivated since ancient times.

In 13th century AD the great Hindu philosopher Shri Madhvacharya is believed to have introduced the dal as an offering in ceremonies in place of sacrificing animals.