The mung bean, alternatively known as the moong bean, green gram, but not mungo or Mingo, is a plant species in the legume family. Native to the Indian subcontinent, the mung bean is mainly cultivated today in India, China, and Southeast Asia.
It is also cultivated in hot, dry regions in Southern Europe and the Southern United States. It is used as an ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes.
|Common Name||Green Gram|
|Hindi Name||Grina Grama|
|Gujarati Name||Mag nu Shaak|
|Telugu Name||Grin Gram|