Mung Bean Pudding (Vietnamese Che Kho) Recipe

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Mung Bean Pudding (Vietnamese Che Kho)
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  1. Soak mung bean overnight, pick out all bad beans.
  2. Remove shell/skin of the rest, let dry.
  3. Dry toast sesame in a hot shallow pan.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Boil mung beans in a pot until tender, about 50 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Strain off water and process them into paste (using mortar, food processor).
  7. Add sugar, mix thoroughly and leave for 1 hour.
  8. Pour mixture into a large surface pan or pot and cook over low heat, stir constantly until it becomes a thick paste (thicker than mashed potatoes).
  9. Mix in vanilla.
  10. Spoon the pudding onto 6 small plates, press them down firmly.
  11. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  12. Best served with green tea.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 313.84 Kcal (1314 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.98g 2%
Sodium 6.84mg 0%
Potassium 526.07mg 11%
Total Carbs 68.25g 23%
Sugars 44.65g 179%
Dietary Fiber 6.8g 27%
Protein 10.2g 20%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 3%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 66.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 369.22 Kcal (1546 kJ)
Calories from fat 10.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.15g 2%
Sodium 8.05mg 0%
Potassium 618.9mg 11%
Total Carbs 80.29g 23%
Sugars 52.53g 179%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Protein 12g 20%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 3%
Iron 3.6mg 17%
Calcium 78.2mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.6
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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