Red Bean Paste

Red Bean Paste
Red Bean Paste

Red bean paste is made from red bean, vegetable oil, and sugar. It is delicious served as a topping on shaved ice or a piece of bread, the sweetness and flavor is a plus for any desserts. In Korean, red bean paste bun is quite a famous bread on a day. Chinese loves the red bean paste filling mochi. And it is called azuki in Japanese, which served as a topping with match drink or dessert. I can think hundreds of sweets that used red bean paste, and today I am going to share the simple recipe with you. So you can make it at home too.

Tip:

  • The dried red beans need to be pre-soaked at least 8 hours. You can prepare it the night before you make it.

DifficultyBeginner
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 400 g dried red bean
 65 g sugar
 160 g vegetable oil
 60 g maltose

1

Pre-soak the red beans the night before. (or at least 8 hours)

2

Cook the red beans with water covered in a pot for an hour until its soft

3

Transfer the cooked red beans to a blender, blend it till smooth. It's okay if it isn't wholly ground, the left beans will also be excellent as the texture for the paste

4

Transfer the paste to a non-stick frypan, heat on medium, and keep stirring it after add sugar. Then add vegetable oil by 3 batches, keep stirring it until the oil absorbed. Add Maltose, and stirring until the paste becomes thick. It is done when you see the paste is not watery anymore.

Ingredients

 400 g dried red bean
 65 g sugar
 160 g vegetable oil
 60 g maltose

Directions

1

Pre-soak the red beans the night before. (or at least 8 hours)

2

Cook the red beans with water covered in a pot for an hour until its soft

3

Transfer the cooked red beans to a blender, blend it till smooth. It's okay if it isn't wholly ground, the left beans will also be excellent as the texture for the paste

4

Transfer the paste to a non-stick frypan, heat on medium, and keep stirring it after add sugar. Then add vegetable oil by 3 batches, keep stirring it until the oil absorbed. Add Maltose, and stirring until the paste becomes thick. It is done when you see the paste is not watery anymore.

Red Bean Paste