Green Gram

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Vigna Radiata

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Very digestive food, so can be given to persons who are even sick. Gives good nutrition and promotes health. Acts as alaxative when given in larger quanities.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Low in fat and high in vitamin B, calcium, potassium, protein and fibre

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
It is used worlwide in many dishes. In india there are many dishes with green gram as an ingredient. Some examples of dishes with green gram are pesarattu, vietnamese spring roll, green gram payasam, green gram dosa, uthappam etc. can be also used in salads, soups etc.

GLOSSARY :
English : Green Gram
Tamil : Pachai Parupu / Payatham Paruppu / Pasipayir
Malayalam : Cherupayaru
Telugu : Pesaru Pappu / Pesalu / Pacha-Pesalu
Kannada : Hesare / Hesurubelae / Idi Hesuru
Hindi : Sabut Mung
Bengali : Mug
Gujarati : Muga
Konkani : Moogu
Marathi : Mung / Hirave Mug
Oriya : Muga / Biri / Jhain Muga
Punjabi : Mung / Moongi
Tulu : Elya-Padengi
Kashmiri : Muang

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