Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe)

Thick and creamy paste made out of boiled black beans that can used for various purposes in Chinese cuisine.

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Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe)
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Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe) is a simple recipe originated from China, It consists of red beans that are cooked and smashed, it is then incorporated with sugar or honey. They are either made into a very smooth paste or also used as a coarse paste.

The red bean paste is significant in many parts of the Asian countries such as Japan and Korea. In China, it can be used in a savory as well as for a sweet dish. 

Serve Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe) in Sichuan Mapo Tofu and Shandong Doushabao (Steamed wheat filled bao)

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Prep in

500 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

545 M

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Black beans
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe)

  1. To begin making the Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe) by soaking the beans in water for about 8 hours or fortnight.

  2. Boil the red beans in a pressure cooker with sugar and salt for about 4 whistles or so. The water added into the cooker should cover the beans completely. So that it gets cooked properly and it becomes soft.

  3. Once done, let the pressure release naturally, then using a potato masher smash the beans into a coarse or smooth paste.

  4. Heat a pan with oil and add the bean paste with vinegar and soya, saute until the paste combines and does not stick to the edges of the pan.

  5. Serve Adzuki Bean Paste Recipe (Red Bean Paste Recipe) in Sichuan Mapo Tofu and Shandong Doushabao (Steamed wheat filled bao)