Adzuki (azuki or aduki) Beans, also called ‘Red Oriental Bean, are small, reddish brown bean, grown in East Asia and the Himalayas. When cooked, have mildly sweet & nutty flavor and creamy cooked texture. The cooked beans are healthy additions to salads, veggie burgers and dips.
Basic preparation: Wash, rise & soak overnight. Add 4 Cups of water / Cup of Bean, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 60-90 minutes or until tender (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and any seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency
Yield: 2 1/4 cups of cooked beans / Cup of dry beans