Whats the difference between mung dal and mung bean??
Almost right I am a former chef and do alot of Indian cooking, mung dal is a hulless mung bean, split like a yellow or green pea to let the liquid cok it faster. It is made from the parent mung bean, which can be sprouted like bean sprouts, ground into flour and made into noodle in Asian cuisine. The word dal is a all meaning word in the Indian language for and lentil, bean or pea cooked to a soft state, and it is the name of the raw product to, you can find over 30 different ones, if you can visit a good Indian shop and look at there supply of dals.