Mung bean noodles has a long history among Tujia minority in Chongqing, Guizhou, Hunan and Hubei provinces. It is the fruit of the ancient Sichuan food culture. Mung bean, rice and soybean are the main ingredients of mung bean noodles which is made in four traditional processes: soaking, grinding, baking and scalding.
Tujia mung bean noodles is very popular for its heat-clearing function, and good taste. It is suitable for all ages and can be cooked in many ways including frying and boiling. Tujia minority likes mung bean noodles because of the particular shape of beans which represents fortune and reunion.