[Farmhouse Recipe] Anko for a Rustic Sweet Adzuki Bean Soup.
You can cook [Farmhouse Recipe] Anko for a Rustic Sweet Adzuki Bean Soup using 2 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of [Farmhouse Recipe] Anko for a Rustic Sweet Adzuki Bean Soup
- Prepare 250 grams of Dried adzuki beans.
- You need 250 grams of Sugar.
[Farmhouse Recipe] Anko for a Rustic Sweet Adzuki Bean Soup step by step
- Gently rinse the adzuki beans, put them in a pot with 700 ml water, and bring to a boil on medium heat. When it boils, add 200 ml water, then bring to a boil again, turn off the heat, and drain..
- Return the beans to the pot, add 700 ml water, then simmer on medium heat until tender. The water will boil out, so add water in 3 to 4 batches..
- Boil until the beans become plump. To test, scoop the beans with a spatula, and if they can be easily crushed between your fingers, they are done. It should take about 40 to 60 minutes..
- Drain tender beans into a colander lined with cheesecloth..
- In a pot, add the sugar to the drained beans, and simmer on medium heat..
- The beans should produce moisture when the sugar is added. Stir from the bottom of the pot to make sure the beans do not scotch..
- Scoop up the beans with a spatula, and when they start to stick to the spatula, add salt, quickly stir, turn off the heat, then transfer to a large bowl to cool..
- It's best to let the anko sit until the following day so that the sweetness is evenly distributed..
- You can freeze the anko. They are handy if you roll them into little balls to freeze. You can store them for about a month..
- To make adzuki bean soup: Add water and sugar to taste and boil. If you put the frozen anko in water and boil, it will melt easily. Add some grilled rice cakes, too!.
- Try them in ohagi (a type of Japanese wagashi with mochi rice covered in anko)..
- When making adzuki bean soup from scratch, see..