Although a vast majority doesn't relish mung beans, it is a favorite in our country. What's good in mung beans or mongo beans is the ease of raising. All you need to do is to sow the seeds and they will grow by themselves when there is enough water. In the rural area, the folks there sow the seeds during the rainy season so the mung beans would sprout in a day or 2 and grow leaves in a week. After 2 months they begin to develop pods. However, harvesting is not that easy because you need to pick the pods one by one. But mung beans can be stored for a long time so you can have reserve food in case there is shortage.