Mung Bean Porridge GF DF Low

Makes 3 ½ cups


  • 1 cup green mung beans
  • 4 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  • Rinse the mung beans a few times in cold water and remove any impurities or grit that may be in them
  • Once clean put them in a saucepan with the water
  • Bring to the boil, cover with a lid and then reduce heat and simmer them for 40 minutes (the beans will expand and crack open and little, but should not be mushy)
  • Mix through the sugar, vanilla and salt and simmer for about 2 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved
  • Place a portion in a bowl and add a small amount of desired milk, soy milk or rice milk, gently mix it through before eating

Store left overs in the fridge

Reheat a portion each time you wish to eat it

Disclaimer: Please note that the food chemical elimination diet is a testing tool to find which food chemical substances your body is sensitive to. It is not intended to be a life-long diet. This procedure should be done with the supervision of your dietitian. Once the elimination investigations are complete you need to add foods back to the diet, from the food chemical groups you have been avoiding, to find your tolerance levels to the substances to which you are sensitive.

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