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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Mas Piyazi

This is a delicious exotic dish made with mung beans, peppercorn-size dark green beans that are very popular in Southern cuisine. Red chile pepper adds incredible hot taste.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 5 spring onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup mung beans
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1 tsp crushed chile peppers
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp pomegranate seeds


Put washed mung beans to the deep pan and add cold water. On medium heat boil the beans for 40 min or until mung beans become soft. Drain and set aside.

In a bowl add the mung beans, sliced onions, parsley, pepper, pomegranate, salt, and lemon juice. Stir well.

Keep this salad in fridge and serve chilled.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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