Azuki beans can be used in many different ways, whether you prefer a western or eastern approach, you can be sure they will be very tasty.
Azuki beans have numerous health benefits. They are primarily used for sweetened culinary applications such as in the preparation of natto in Japan. However, there are endless applications for azuki beans when they are boiled and sweetened into a red bean paste; savory dishes, sweet desserts, cakes, topping for waffles, biscuits, toast. They can even be used to make ice cream!
These are simply delicious, you must try! Japanese pancakes with mouthwatering sweet red bean filling.
Prepared with flavourful Japanese red beans and sugar, it can be used straight for Mochi, Manju, Dorayaki, etc.
A real treat. Daifuku rice cake have a sweet red bean filling wrapped in glutinous rice strawberry pink dough.
Made from only sugar and red bean. Used as an Ingredient for Shiruko, Ohagi, or topping for toast or Anmitsu.
Azuki bean is commonly eaten sweetened. In particular, it is often boiled with sugar, resulting in red bean paste. Produced in Hokkaido, the most northern part of Japan.
DID YOU KNOW?
Some health benefits of Azuki Beans
- Beneficial in losing weight
- Aids in maintaining a healthy heart
- Helps to prevent and manage diabetes
- Aids in digestion and helps to detoxify the body
- Helps in growth and repair of cells
- Boosts bone health and helps prevent osteoporosis