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Peeled Split Mungbean, 12 oz pack

Peeled Split Mungbean, 12 oz pack
Add to cart12oz - $2.79 

We've sold peeled split mungbean since 1999, when we first started ImportFood.com, and we've just recently discovered how much we love the flavor of this starchy, sweet dried bean.

It's hard to describe the pleasant aroma of mungbean when it's being steamed. It cooks nicely and has a distinct dessert flavor. A creative chef of any style food can incorporate this into just about anything with excellent results, in particular desserts.

It's also a unique, peculiar crunchy treat used as a topping for sticky rice or even ice cream, if you toast it slowly in a dry skillet over very low heat.

We also offer delightfully sweet natural mungbean flour, whole green mungbean, and mungbean noodles.

All natural. Product of Thailand.

 

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Many delicious Thai dessert recipes use mungbean

 

Mungbean Pudding, 'Tao Suan'

We think Tao Suan came from China, the words certainly sound that way. It's a very simple, healthy sweet dessert that you can make in minutes. Many Asian stores in America prepare this on the premises, and offer Tao Suan in their ready-to-eat section


 

Jackfruit Seed Dessert, 'Met Khanoon'

Met Khanoon is a very sweet, delicious dessert that was likely introduced to Thailand by Portuguese explorers. Typically made in a brass wok. The taste is heavenly. Met Khanoon means "seed of jackfruit" which is what it resembles. A tradition is to have met khanoon at Thai weddings. Met Khanoon symbolizes that whatever bride and groom do in life, they will have the support of others, and never lose sight of their dreams.


 

Mock Bean Pods with Shrimp Filling and Sweet Filling, 'Khanom Thua Paep'


 

Fried Thai Pastry Balls with Tamarind-Garlic Sauce, 'Bayia'

We are not sure of the origin of this delicious Thai snack food, but it seems to have some influence from the ethnic Thai Muslims, perhaps from southern Thailand where Malaysian culture influences the cooking.


 

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