Mung Beans


NEPALI MOONG DAL/ NEPALI SPLIT MUNG DAL
I did not have much exposure to Indian food until I moved to Singapore and lived there for a short while. Strangely, the place where I got to taste some Indian food was where I worked, at the hospital. When the meal rounds were over and there were leftovers at […]

NEPALI MOONG DAL/ NEPALI SPLIT MUNG DAL


SWEET MUNG BEAN/ GREEN BEAN SOUP WITH BLACK GLUTINOUS RICE
Mung beans are commonly used in Chinese cuisine as a sweet treat, where they are called 绿豆, literally means green bean. A little twist to this recipe is by adding black glutinous rice/sticky rice/ sweet rice (all the terms are used interchangeably). I personally think it is so much better […]

SWEET MUNG BEAN/ GREEN BEAN SOUP WITH BLACK GLUTINOUS RICE


RED TORTOISE CAKE WITH MUNG BEANS FILLINGS/ ANG KU KUEH 4
Ang Ku Kueh is one of my favorite Chinese pastries. Ang means Red in Hokkian dialect and Ku means Tortoise and hence the translation of tortoise cake. Tortoise is a sacred creature to the Chinese as it is a long-living creature. Most Chinese do not eat Tortoise because of this […]

RED TORTOISE CAKE WITH MUNG BEANS FILLINGS/ ANG KU KUEH