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mung bean noodles

zoe3654 May 8, 2009 11:28 AM

anyone know where i can buy them?

  1. Paulustrious May 8, 2009 12:43 PM

    And while you are at it try some sweet potato noodles. They are another form of glass noodle, but with more 'chew'. They are very good cold mixed with the some sauce-of-your-choice and some veggies.

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    1. re: Paulustrious
      tuttebene May 8, 2009 05:40 PM

      Agreed about sweet potato noodles. But a word of caution; they are LOADED with fibre!!!

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        Marimba May 9, 2009 06:44 AM

        Isn't that why people eat them?...Marimba!

    2. Teep May 8, 2009 11:58 AM

      These are also called glass noodles or cellophane noodles. There are Chinese, Japanese and Korean versions - in order of thickness. Available in most asian groceries. (Maybe even Loblaws have them?)

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        1sweetpea May 8, 2009 12:46 PM

        I'm pretty sure I've bought some at Loblaws. Virtually all Chinese or Southeast Asian stores carry them. Korean stores will only likely carry the Korean version, which is a bit thicker.

        1. re: 1sweetpea
          BamiaWruz May 9, 2009 03:45 AM

          The Loblaw superstore in Scarborough should have them, they're full of asian stuff!

        2. re: Teep
          Teep May 8, 2009 07:12 PM

          Just went to Chinatown and saw 3 brands which label them as "bean vermicelli" and one as "bean threads". Just make sure you're not getting "rice vermicelli" which is a totally different beast.

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          lamaranthe May 8, 2009 11:34 AM

          At T&T - $3 for 3

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          1. re: lamaranthe
            lamaranthe May 12, 2009 08:08 AM

            I was referring to the 50 g-packages ($3 for 3 at T&T). They are called Lungkow Vermicelli and it says that they are made of Haricot Mungo (i.e. mung beans).

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