Organic Adzuki Beans is known to be a good source of potassium, calcium, some B vitamins and iron (non-heme), fibre for regular digestive function and are also great for sprouting (if not imported), which increases their nutrient and enzyme content. Remember that combining beans or pulses with a grain (like rice) gives you a complete protein. The adzuki bean according to Traditional Chinese Medicine has a neutral thermal nature, influences the heart and small intestine, tonifies adrenal and kidney function, removes heat conditions and is drying to the whole body.
Organic Adzuki beans are a small in size and very popular in the Himalayas.
Organic Adzuki beans have several health benefits from weight loss to improved digestion and heart health. Easy to cook and taste delicious.
Good amounts of antioxidants,
NOTE: Before use, all beans should be soaked in cold water overnight or for at least ten hours.
Make sure you cover the beans with a large volume of water because they will swell up considerably. When ready to cook, discard the soaking water and briefly rinse the beans under running water.
NOTE: Sprout ability is subject to the quality of each batch.
Certified Organic: ACO
Country of Origin: China
You can use Santos Organics Organic Adzuki Beans to make our:
Directions how to cook:
Place drained adzuki beans in a medium saucepan with the kombu seaweed and the 4 cups filtered water and bring to the boil on a medium heat.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until soft. This makes about 2½ cups of cooked beans.
Drain and rinse beans, discarding the kombu.
Adzukis are a variety of beans perfect for an Adzuki Bean Salad, as they are easier to digest than other beans or legumes. Great for their health-giving properties – protein, fibre, iron and folic acid are but a few of the reasons to incorporate them into your diet. The coriander & chilli dressing makes this Adzuki Bean Salad very special.