Homemade Japanese red bean paste "Anko" recipe
This recipe is a staple in Asian cuisine and works as a filling for many desserts. Learn here how to make homemade red bean paste or "Anko" and start exploring Japanese sweets.
- 300 g red beans
- 250 g brown sugar
Boil the beans in water.
After boiling for five minutes, remove the water and add cold water. Repeat this process two more times.
Reserve the excess water in a container.
Add the sugar and cook until the resulting juice begins to evaporate.
Add the pinch of salt and stir well.
Cook until it becomes thick but not consistent.
Leave to cool and store in the fridge in an airtight container.
Ready to use!