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Fresh green gram


Taste Profile

It has a mild sweet, earthy taste with a nice bite to it.

Usage Tips

  1. Fresh green gram can be sprouted and served as a salad.
  2. It can be soaked in water and ground into a batter to make uttapam and dosa.

Common names and forms

  1. Green Chana


Fresh green gram is a small, round olive green bean that turns out yellow when skin is removed. It is a seed of Vigna radiata that belongs to the Indian subcontinent. It has a soft texture and is commonly used in South-Asian cuisines.It is used fresh especially in sprouted form to add in salads.

Health benefits

  • Fresh green gram has high fiber and protein levels that helps to lower weight and aid in fighting obesity.(1)
  • It is high in magnesium that helps to regulate blood pressure level in the body.(1)
  • It helps to control cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart diseases.(1)
  • It keeps free radicals under control that reduces the risk of cancer.(1)
  • It has anti-microbial properties that boost immunity and help to fight infections.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fresh green gram, free from dust and debris. Check that it is free from too much moisture , fungus and moulds.

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