Sweet Red Bean Paste

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 8 hours

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 11 hours

Serves: about 2 1/2 cup


  • 300 gram red beans
  • 300 gram sugar
  • 1½ tablespoon honey (optional)
  • pinch of salt


  1. In a pot, soak well rinsed red beans in ample of fresh cold water for at least 8 hours or overnight. Heat until boiling, add 4 cups of water. When it boils the second time, drain in a sieve.
  2. In fresh cold water, boil beans again until tender and slightly fall apart. Add water so that liquid always covers the beans by about 1 inch while cooking. Drain again in a sieve.
  3. Transfer beans back to a pot, add sugar, and mix well. Cook over low heat and stir gently.
  4. Add honey, and mix well.
  5. Add a pinch of salt, stir lightly, and remove from heat.
  6. Mash with the side of a spatula or a potato masher.

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