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J-Simple Recipes title

aka-endōmame rice

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 219 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 d 2 h 5 m
    • Prep: 1 d
    • Cook: 2 h 5 m
  • Japanese: Aka-endōmame-gohan
Aka-Endōmame Rice
Ingredients Ingredients


  • 430 g rice
  • 50 g aka-endomame or red marrowfat peas
  • 1 liter water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Step 1

step 1:

Rinse the peas. Pour the water into a pan. Add the peas and soak for a night.

Step 2

step 2:

Add the salt. Cover the pan and bring the water to a boil on medium heat. Reduce the heat to low and boil for about 10 minutes until the peas become soft.

Step 3

step 3:

Keep 600 ml of the boiled liquid. Drain the peas in a colander.

Step 4

step 4:

Wash the rice. Drain the water and leave the rice in another colander 1 hour to completely remove all the water. Add the 600 ml boiled liquid to the rice cooker pot.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the beans. Put the pot in the body of the machine. Switch on the rice cooker.



This rice dish is similar to sekihan (steamed rice with red beans). Although this dish is not popular, it has a very good taste.