Tridosha

Mungbean Porridge

Mungbean Porridge is an excellent breakfast to start your day. Mung beans are a good source of nutrients like potassium, fiber, vitamin B and protein and are easily digestable. They have a low glycemic index, making them ideal for people with diabetes and obesity.
Total Time
20 min
Difficulty
Easy
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 1 Serving

  • 2 ¼ cups

    Water

  • ½ cup

    Soaked Mung Beans

  • ½ cup

    Brown Rice (cooked)

  • ½ cup

    Coconut Milk

  • 1 tbsp

    Raisins

  • 1 tsp

    Fresh Ginger

  • 10 g

    Cashew Nuts

  • 1 tbsp

    Palm Sugar

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    2 min
  • Cooking Time
    15-18 min

Preparation

  1. Cook the mung beans together with the ginger in 2 cups of water. Pound the ginger before adding to the mungbeans and keep a little bit of the water for later.
  2. Bring to boil and let simmer for 10 min.
  3. Now add the cooked brown rice, the raisins and cashews and cook for another 5 min.
  4. Lastly, add the coconut cream, the remaining ¼ cup of water and the palm sugar.

Notes

For Kapha constitution: reduce or completely avoid using rice in the dish and reduce the coconut cream to maximum 2 tbs.
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