Recipe By wiley
Published Apr 4th
Prep 5m Cook 35m Additional 3h Ready In 3h 40m
Servings 4 servings Calories 170.3

Thai desserts do not get more rustic and simple than this. Just three ingredients make up a simple and quick sweet if you are in a hurry. Just remember to soak the beans ahead of time.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup skin-on, whole green mung beans
  • 5 ¼ cups water
  • 1 cup palm sugar

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place the mung beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 3 hours to overnight. Drain and rinse before using.
  2. 2 Combine the beans with 5 1/4 quart water in a large pot over medium heat; cook until the beans are tender, about 30 minutes. Stir the sugar into the mixture; cook and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 170.3
  • Carbohydrate 38.9 g
  • Fat 1.3 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Sodium 136.7 mg
  • Sugar 35.2 g


  1. My parents used to make this dish during the summer. Instead of having the soup hot it was a perfect dish served cold. I much prefer this to sweet red bean soup.
  2. so excited that i found this recipe! my mother made this for me growing up and i was craving it. it's so simple and healthy. i soaked the mung beans overnight which caused them to retain a lot of water so i only added 4 cups when cooking. i didn't have palm sugar so i - Read more ...
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