If y'all’re unsure of what mung beans are, they are tiny beans used inwards a diversity of Asian cuisines. They unremarkably come dried, and are green inwards color. They are pop inwards stores inwards the grade of mung bean sprouts likewise. Their starch is used to brand those clear skinny cellophane noodles that I’1000 certain sure yous’ve had inward Asian noodle dishes.
You can notice them at near health food stores, as well as they are an awesome improver to your pantry as well as can be used like yous would purpose lentils or beans, or inward this case hummus! A neat option to using chickpeas also.
This hummus recipe is rattling salubrious as well as entirely uses a little scrap of oil. It gets its flavour from the Indian spices in addition to nifty quality olive petroleum.
ane c. dried mung beans
ii 1/iv c. H2O
i tsp. madras curry powder
one/ii tsp. turmeric
juice of two limes
one tsp. rice wine vinegar
1/two tsp. table salt
one/2 tsp. pepper
pinch of carmine pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, chopped
ane/four c. practiced quality extra virgin olive rock oil
ane T. fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped + more to garnish
Pita chips for serving (I purpose Stacy’sec multigrain pita chips)
Bring H2O to boil, and so add together dried mung beans, a pinch of table salt, together with a drizzle of olive crude oil, too bring down oestrus to medium/low. Cover, as well as make non withdraw chapeau until about xxx minutes to check on them. They may break downward a flake equally they fix into most a paste. You volition know when they are done because they will live tender or commence to plow into a glue.
When beans are done cooking, permit cool for x-fifteen minutes. Then, add together mung beans, curry pulverization, turmeric, lime juice, rice wine vinegar, salt, pepper, cerise pepper flakes, garlic, as well as chopped parsley into a food processor. Pulse 10-xv times, then stream inward olive oil as well as continue pulsing until mixture is shine too creamy. Taste to flavour, too serve amongst pita chips, veggie sticks, or the dipper of your choice!
This is also awesome as a spread on sandwiches. If you lot cannot find mung beans, you tin make this same recipe alongside canned chickpeas/garbanzo beans.