Moong is a staple across Indian kitchens, it's versatility can make it find its way into our meals; be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. We are talking about India's most loved dal- moong dal. Besides being a super versatile ingredient, moong dal also known as split yellow bean is a storehouse of health benefits. Yes, it is not for no reason that your mothers would chase you around the room to finish your bowlful of dal that you left at your lunch table. Moong lentils are full of anti-inflammatory properties. According to the book, 'Healing Foods' by DK Publishing House, they are a rich source of fibre that makes it a heart-friendly food too. These fibres can help lower cholesterol and also contain useful amount of potassium that may help keep blood pressure levels in check too.
One of the most significant benefits of moong dal is its role in facilitating weight loss. Moong lentil makes for an excellent source of plant-based proteins.