Green Gram (Split)

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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 :
Traditional ingredient in indian dishes especially in curries. Often cooked into soups or puree as it doesn’t hold its shape well. Soaked in water and made a paste to make dosa, uthappam etc.

GLOSSARY :
English : Green Gram (Split)
Tamil : Payatham Paruppu / Pasipayir
Malayalam : Cherupayar Paruppu
Telugu : Pesaru Pappu / Pesalu
Kannada : Hesarabele / Hesare Kalu
Hindi : Mung Dal
Bengali : Mug Dal
Gujarati : Mug Dhal / Magni Daal
Konkani : Mooga Dali
Marathi : Mung Dal
Oriya : Muga (Phala)
Punjabi : Moongi
Tulu : Elya-Padengi
Kashmiri : Muang

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