• Serves 2
  • 2 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 1 cup Dried mung beans
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 3 T Coconut sugar
  • 1 t Sea salt
  • 2 T Coconut milk or any other dairy of choice to serve


  1. Wash and rinse the mung beans and cook with the water for about 1 hour on really low heat.
  2. Add in salt and sugar and continue to simmer for another 15 minutes.
  3. Serve with coconut milk or any other milk of choice. Full cream milk works well too.

  • Thanks for sharing this very interesting recipe. A friend made something similar and the taste is quite different, but I did like it.


  • Love this soup! Thanks for sharing!


  • this is definately a great recipe. you can get mung beans from asian shops. should try this. thanks for sharing your recipe. it is great to see something different on here. i have only ever had mung bean as an addition in noodle soups and it is yummy. haven’t ever tried it with coconut milk

    • It has a very distinctive taste and texture.


  • I don’t think I’ve ever eaten mung beans. I will have to give these a go.


  • must try this, never have thought to do this with mung beans, yum, thanks for sharing


  • I would like to try this. It does look interesting. Thanks. :-)


  • have never had mung beans, thanks for sharing


  • Now this is different, but it reminds me of some of the dishes we had in China. Would be something different for breakfast perhaps?

    • wasn’t sure if it was dessert or sweet or savoury even!


  • have to admit never been a fan of mung beans


  • thank you for sharing this, I have never had mung beans before


  • looks like an interesting dish


  • This looks interesting, might have to try it. Thanks.


  • a bit like a rice pudding but using mung beans instead of rice…


  • so is this a sweet?


  • thanks for sharing ooh so good


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