How to Cook Congee with Mung Bean

The mung bean is a common coarse cereal. Rich in protein and vitamins, mung beans are considered a kind of healthy food. They have a tremendous ability to remove heat and detoxify the body and are very suitable for cooking in summer. Congee with mung beans is quite popular during the summer.


250g rice and 150g mung beans

Seasonings: 20g white sugar

Note: The amount of the seasonings listed above can be adjusted according to personal taste.


  • Wash the rice and mung beans.
  • Soak the mung beans for about two hours.

Cooking Instructions:

  • Boil the mung beans on high in about 1750ml of water.
  • After boiling, boil on low for about 30 minutes
  • Add rice to the boiling water. Boil on medium for about 20 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and add the white sugar. The congee with mung beans is done!

Note: Stir the congee while boiling to avoid sticking.

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I updated this article on March 1, 2014
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