This is a basic recipe for sweetened red bean paste, this ons is not too sweet and can be use in many recipe, but if you like more sweetness you can use 150 g of sugar.
Sweetened red bean paste
Makes about 380 g
Red bean (kidney bean or azuki bean)
A dash of
Wash the beans, cover the cold water, and soak overnight. Drain beans and discard water. Place beans in a saucepan, add cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 1 hour, or until very soft. Monitor the pan to make sure water doesn't dry up.
Place the beans in a food processor and process until smooth (or if you like you can process only to break it up). In a medium saucepan (preferably non-stick) add the bean paste, add the sugar. Cook, stirring until the mixture is dry.