Green gram is also known as the mung bean. It is a small pea shaped bean and is loaded with health. It is a legume that absorbs the flavors of other herbs and spices that are cooked along with it and at the same time, retains their purity as well. Here are some of the notable aspects of green gram.
According to Ayurveda, Cumin or Jeerakam is the one that can balance the 3 doshas. In India, Cumin has a history of more than 5000 years and it is one of those ingredients that is most commonly used, every day in Indian cuisine. Ayurveda also calls it nature’s best tonic and the word meaning of ‘Jeera’ in Sanskrit is ‘that which helps with digestion’.