Azuki beans あずき


I found a pack of azuki beans (azduki or aduki) by Neals Yard whole foods! My mum always sent me azuki from Japan because azuki has been eaten as power foods especially for women in Japan. Japanese use azuki beans in ceremonial dishes too so it is very special beans for us.
Azuki has so many nutrients such as protein, Vitamin B1, that help to ease muscle fatigue. Azuki beans are excellent source of fibre to regulate intestine movement, therefore it is good for constipation.
I just make Azuki beans paste in a little pot. Lovely sweet desert!

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