Moong Dal (skinned split mung beans) is amongst one of the most commonly used lentils in India. There are many recipes made with it. Mung beans also know green gram or moong. In the Indian Cuisine, both the whole lentils and the split ones are used. The whole mung beans have a green color and when they are husks are removed, you see the yellow color of the beans. Moong lentils are highly nutritious and easy to digest. They are light on the stomach if cooked in a simple & minimal way, thereby making these an excellent food for small kids and convalescing people. In Ayurvedic diets or in detox diets, moong dal is a recommended lentil.