The Green Mung Bean

Its benefits are known across Asian cuisines and medicine for over thousands of years. Recently known worldwide for its detoxifying effect, mung beans are rich in nutritional content, low in calories, sodium and fat, and an excellent source of powerful antioxidant properties that fight diseases and protect your well-being.

In Cambodia the green mung bean is used to make dessert and is one of the most popular desserts for Cambodians. Cambodians enjoy having this refreshing dessert after their lunch or in the evening. This dessert is commonly found at street stalls around Phnom Penh.

Cambodians also consume the green mung bean dessert to help cool body temperature. “My mum would feed me this when I was younger and had fever”

Try this simple and easy Cambodian home recipe Cambodian green mung bean soup.

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