sotanghon means: Bean threads are also known as bean threads and made of the starch from green MUNG BEANS (or MONGGO) beans. Cellophane noodles, which are sold dried, must first be briefly soaked in water before being used in any dish. When they are added to soups, there is no need for presoaking. You can deep fry them. Sotanghon can also be called cellophane noodles or bean thread noodles, Chinese noodles, Chinese noodles, and glass noodles. (in Cooking Dictionary)