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Name Green Gram
Botanical Name Vigna Radiate
Family Leguminoseae
Other Names Green Moong, Mung Bean, Split Green Gram, Moong Dal

The Green Gram or moong bean (also known as mung or golden gram) is the seed of Vigna radiata. It is one of the major pulse crop in India. It has been described as a Green gram has been grown in India since ancient times. It is widely cultivated throughout the Asia, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

Green gram provide protein requirement of vegetarian population of the country. It is a protein well off, staple food. It contains about 25 percent protein, which is almost three times that of cereals. It is consumed in the form of split pulse as well as whole pulse.

Green Gram is available in whole and split (husked and unhusked variety)

A) General Characteristics

Green Gram supplied by us shall be

(a) Sweet, clean, wholesome, uniform in size, shape, color and in sound merchantable conditions;

(b) Free from living and dead insects, fungus infestation, added coloring matter, moulds, obnoxious smell, discoloration;

(c) Free from toxic or noxious seeds viz. Crotolaria (Crotolaria spp.), Corn cockle (Agrostemma githago L.), Castor bean (Ricinus   communis L.), Jimson weed (Dhatura spp.), Argemone mexicana, Khesari and other seeds that are commonly recognized as harmful to health;

(d) Uric acid and Aflatoxin shall not exceed 100mg and 30mg per kg respectively;

(e) Comply with the restrictions in regard to poisonous metals (rule-57), crop contaminants (rule 57-A) naturally occurring toxic substances (rule 57-B), use of insecticides (rule-65), and other provisions prescribed under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, as amended from time to time.

General specifications of Green Gram whole
Maximum limits of tolerance (% by weight)
GradeDesignation Moisture Foreign matter Other edible grains Damaged Grains Weevilled grains %  by count
Organic Inorganic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Special 10.0 0.10 Nil 0.1 0.5 2.0
Standard 12.0 0.50 0.10 0.5 2.0 4.0
General 14.0 0.75 0.25 3.0 5.0 6.0

NB: The impurities of animal origin, from foreign matter, shall not be more than 0.10%

(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)

General Specifications of Green Gram Split (Moong husked)
Maximum limits of tolerance (per cent by weight)
Grade Designation Moisture Foreign matter Other edible grains Damaged Grains Broken  grains Weevilled grains per cent by count
Organic Inorganic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special 10.0 0.10 Nil0.10 0.1 0.5 1.0 1.0
Standard 12.0 0.50 0.5 2.0 3.0 2.0
General 14.0 0.75 0.25 3.0 5.0 6.0 3.0

NB: The impurities of animal origin, from foreign matter, shall not be more than 0.10%

(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)

General Specifications of Green Gram Split (Unhusked)
Maximum limits of tolerance (per cent by weight
Grade Designation Moisture Foreign matter Other edible grains Damaged Grains Broken and Fragments grains Weevilled grains per cent by count
Organic Inorganic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Special 10.0 0.10 Nil 0.1 0.5 0.5 1.0
Standard 12.0 0.50 0.10 0.5 2.0 2.0 2.0
General 14.0 0.75 0.25 3.0 5.0 5.0 3.0

NB: The impurities of animal origin, from foreign matter, shall not be more than 0.10%

(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)

Nutritional Value of Green Gram
Calorific value(cal./100g) Crude protein (%) Fat(%) Carb-ohyd-rate(%) Ca (mg/100g) Fe(mg/100g) P(mg/100g) Vitamine(mg/100g)

B1 B2 Niacine
0.47 0.39 2.0
334 24.0 1.3 56.6 140 8.4 280

Moong bean is the seed of Vigna radiate, which is native to India. The beans are small, ovoid in shape, and green in colour. They are generally eaten either whole (with or without skins) or as bean sprouts, either in raw, soaked or boiled form. Moong beans are used to make salads, soups, curry, and other delicacies. The starch of moong beans is also extracted from them to make jellies and transparent/cellophane noodles.  The Green gram is to be harvested at proper stage of maturity i.e. harvest the crop when 80% of the pods are mature (turned yellow). Moong dal is low in fat and rich in B complex vitamins, calcium and potassium.

Packaging  detail

Packing: 25kg/Woven PP. bag, 50kg/Woven PP. bag.

(*Custom packaging can be provided on customer request or in special conditions.)

We deal in the supply of the superior quality Green Gram.

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