Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sweeten red bean

The Sweeten red bean is the ingredient for making the Japanese sweet. Use it as a filling, or it's can be eaten as a snack or serve with the green tea ice cream.

Sweeten red bean
Make about 500 g

200 g
Red bean (azuki bean, small red bean)
150 g
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 for 2 hour, or until very soft. Monitor the pan to make sure water doesn't dry up.
Add the sugar, and dash of salt, cook and stirring until the mixture is dry.


  1. HI,
    how much water do u put in to cook d beans? so she do u add in d sugar n salt - after 2 hrs? Or once d water has evaporated?

  2. The water amount is just enough to boil it until the bean is soft, don't add sugar before the bean soften or it won't become soft at all.



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