Azuki Beans

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    These small red beans are called Azuki (小豆) in Japan.

    Dainagon (大納言) is a type of red beans that are from Hokkaido and they are slightly bigger than regular azuki beans.

    Azuki Beans

    You can find azuki beans from Japanese grocery stores or health food stores.

    Recipes Using Azuki Beans

    Koshian (fine red bean paste) and Tsubuan (chunky red bean paste).

    Anko (sweet red bean paste)

    Japanese lacquer bowls containing red bean soup with mochi.

    Zenzai (Oshiruko) – Red Bean Soup with Mochi

    Sekihan III

    Sekihan (red bean rice)

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