Adzuki Bean Recipes
When you buy adzuki bean from your local health food store, have you thought about how else
you can cook the bean, other than just making a stew with rice? If you are not an Asian, the
bean may be totally new to you. But that's why we are here to provide you with all sorts of
traditional ways of cooking adzuki bean in Asia.
The chinese believe that adzuki bean can strengthen the heart and aid blood circulation,
fatigue, as well as easing the bladder. It also helps keep the digestive system healthy.
Amongst the many goodness of adzuki bean, it is packed with iron and that made it a
perfect source for women's general health. The chinese also believe that it helps replenishing
new blood cells as well as helping the women get through menstruations. That is partly why
it gives us the rosy cheek healthy glow.
In Japan, when a girl reaches her puberty, adzuki bean will be cooked with rice as a traditional
sign of blessing for the girl. This also partly owes to its benefit of easing the menstrual pain
as well as its nourishing nature. The bean is also good for lactating as it would increase the
amount of milk. Due to its affect on the bladder, those who have a weak bladder should control
the amount of Adzuki Bean consumption.
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