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mashed sweetened red bean paste

  • Makes: 24 oz
  • Calories: 1668 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 20 m
    • Prep: 50 m
    • Cook: 30 m
  • Japanese: Azuki-tsubu-an
Mashed Sweetened Red Bean Paste


Step 1

step 1:

Place the boiled red (azuki) beans, sugar and water in a pan.

Step 2

step 2:

Bring to a boil. Be careful to stir from time to time to prevent the beans from sticking to the pan. Boil about 5 minutes until the beans become paste. Remove from heat.

Step 3

step 3:

Remove bean paste from pan and cool in a shallow container.



This recipe is almost always used in manjyū, yōkan and other Japanese sweets and is sometimes spread on toast.