Azuki or adzuki beans are small, usually red beans that are very popular in East Asian cuisines as both a savoury and sweet food.
Characteristics[edit | edit source]
Azuki beans are small, red, and ovoid. Overall, they are considered mild in flavor.
Uses[edit | edit source]
Azuki beans can be cooked with sugar and processed into sweet red bean paste. This mixture is commonly used as a sweet filling for desserts. The beans can also be added to soups, stews, and salads.