Mung Beans (Monggo) are small yellow beans with a bright green seed coat. They are shelled and dried often sold in local markets by kilo or packs. Before using, wash the beans in water, drain and boil until tender. Â Sweetened mung beans are commonly used in Filipino desserts as a filling in breads and kakanin. Such as Ensaymada, Hopia Monggo, Buchi and etc.
Mung bean flourÂ is made from ground roasted mung beans (monggo). Â And commonly used to mixed with rice or wheat flour to improve the texture of rice cakes and noodles.
Cooked Mung Beans “monggo”.