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Red Bean Paste

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Red beans 70 Gram
  Water 200 Milliliter (to wash)
  Sugar 40 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash the beans, cover with cold water and soak overnight.
2) Drain beans and discard water.

MAKING
3) Place beans in a 1 1/2-quart saucepan, add 3 cups cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat.
4) Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 1 hour, or until very soft. Monitor the pan to make sure water doesn't dry up. Drain and discard the water.
5) Place the beans in a food processor and process until smooth.
6) Add sugar and process until just combined.
7) In a medium saucepan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat until hot but not smoking.
8) Add the bean paste and cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes, or until the mixture is dry.
9) Remove from heat. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to use

SERVING
10) Use the paste as and when required. It is used in various Cantonese dishes as a filling or even a flavoring agent.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Red Bean
Language: 
mandarin
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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