Tsubuan

Sweet anko (red bean) paste

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 03/21/2018, viewed by 449

These sweetened red beans are commonly used in Japanese sweets.

What you will need

200g azuki beans

Water as needed

200g sugar

How to cook

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et aside to soak for at least 8 hours.

Wash and sort your beans. Add enough water to cover by at least 2 inches. Set aside to soak for at least 8 hours.

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Strain the beans and rinse them well.

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boil.

Transfer the beans back to a pot and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil.

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Once the water comes to a boil, strain the beans once more.

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mer the beans for 1 hour, adding water every so often to keep the beans completely submerged.

Return the beans to the pot. Add water to cover, and bring to a simmer. Simmer the beans for 1 hour, adding water every so often to keep the beans completely submerged.

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When the beans are cooked through and tender, stir in the sugar.

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 when you can draw a line through the beans with your spoon, and the line remains visible for a couple of seconds. Stir in a pinch of salt and chill.

Continue to simmer until the liquid begins to thicken, stirring often. Stop when you can draw a line through the beans with your spoon, and the line remains visible for a couple of seconds. Stir in a pinch of salt and chill.

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