Eats for health, not for gaining weight. This traditional Cambodian dish is a healthy choice for breakfast or dinner. The secret ingredient is mung beans. They are a good source of dietary fiber, protein and vitamins. The mung beans are cooked with water, salt, garlic and scallions. The important part is to cook the mung beans in water with salt. Adding salt to the beans is required. It will help the mung beans to absorb water. You should prepare the mung beans in advance because it takes time. It is best to boil the beans for 15 minutes. It is also a good idea to boil the beans in a pressure cooker. Stove top cooking is sometimes a bit difficult and time-consuming,

It’s fat-free. It’s low-carb. It’s gluten-free. It’s low-glycemic. It’s a cinch to make. It’s quick. It’s easy. It’s comforting. It’s delicious. It’s definitely worth a try!

Mung beans are very much a staple food in Cambodia. They are sold in the markets, sold on the street, and cooked in every home. Whilst some people prefer their beans in the form of mung bean salads, the most common way to eat them is to soak them overnight and then cook them in a rice-based dish.

A wonderful Khmer delicacy is green mung bean pudding with palm sugar. It’s a quick and easy sweet treat that’s full of nutrients.


1 cup green mung bean, soaked for 30 minutes in boiling water, rinsed, and drained    
2 packages 4 oz (113 g) dry tapioca pearls, peas, or shredded tapioca, soaked for 30 minutes in boiling water, drained    
5 gallons of water    
palm sugar, 2 cups    
a quarter teaspoon of salt    
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (pure)    

Making Cambodian Mung Bean Pudding: Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Put the mung bean, tapioca pearls, and water in a medium saucepan and simmer until the mung bean and tapioca are soft. Stir in the palm sugar, salt, and vanilla extract, and boil until the water is bubbling.
  2. Serve warm or hot.

Apart from waiting for the beans to soak, this meal should be served fresh and hot. It’s also extremely fast and simple to make. You may alter the quantity of sugar and salt depending on how sweet and salty you want your dessert to be, but we found that this proportion worked nicely.

Enjoy it



Pork Spring Rolls in Cambodia

daily value in percent

Carbohydrates in total: 154.2g (56%)

0.2g 0 percent total fat

2.4 g dietary fiber (9% of total)

1.4 g protein (3% protein)

238 percent sodium, 5478mg

196 percent sugars (97.9 g)

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Tintorera’s The Cambodian Cookbook is a cookbook that shows Cambodian food made according to authentic recipes. This mung bean pudding recipe is different from the ones you will find elsewhere on the internet. The recipe is a very easy one, and it will take you less than 30 minutes to make it. The pudding has the texture of a runny batter, and the taste resembles the one that you will find in restaurants in Cambodia. If you are looking for a different recipe to try, put this one on your list.. Read more about thai mung bean cake and let us know what you think.

Frequently Asked Questions

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