Whole recipe (approx. 530 g):
1,297 calories; 40.6 g protein; 4.4 g fat; 277.4 g carbohydrate; 241.8 g net carbs; 2 mg sodium; 0 mg cholesterol; 35.6 g fiber
200 g azuki beans
160 g sugar
In a pot, put azuki and 3-4 times as much water as beans, and bring to boil.
Once boiling, reduce heat to medium, cook for a few minutes, and drain.
Put 750-800 cc water, bring to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until beans are soft and crumble easily.
Strain through sieve or fine-mesh strainer into bowl with water.
Place a cloth in strainer, and strain bean + water mixture.
Empty bean in a pan, and add sugar.
Stir mixture well until paste becomes shiny.
- Typically, 80-100% sugar content per azuki beans (by weight) is recommended for taste and preservation purpose.
Recipes with koshian
- Uguisumochi / warbler cake with sweet azuki paste
Try koshian in the following recipes
- Yuzu daifuku / soft rice cake with sweetened bean paste and candied yuzu citrus peel
(Last updated: February 7, 2017)