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    Mung Dal

    The mung bean, also known as mungbean, mung, green gram, golden gram; or in other languages, choroko (in Swahili), mongo, moong, moog (whole) or moog dal (split) (in Bengali , Marathi), munggo or monggo (in East Timor), is the seed of Vigna radiata. In Tamil it is known as paccaippayaru.

    The mung bean is one of many species recently moved from the genus Phaseolus to Vigna, and is still often seen cited as Phaseolus aureus or Phaseolus radiatus. These variations of nomenclature have been used regarding the same plant species.