Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw

Common Name: Adzuki beans, Sweet Red Beans

팥 (pat)

Red beans are used in a number of Korean dishes, either as whole beans or in a bean paste.
The wild ancestor of cultivated adzuki beans can be found across Japan, Korea, China, Nepal and Bhutan.
Cultivation of the Adzuki have started as early as 3000 BC.
Adzuki beans are usually sweetened before eating, or made into a sweetened paste
and used as a filling in different food items.

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Nutrition Facts 

Serving size: per 100 grams
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition source: USDA

Amount Per Serving
Calories 329
Calories From Fat (1%) 4.43
Calories From Protein (21%) 68.87
Calories From Carbohydrates (78%) 255.7
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.53g <1%
Saturated Fat 0.19g <1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg <1%
Potassium 1254mg 36%
Total Carbohydrates 62.9g 21%
Fiber 12.7g 51%
Net Carbohydrates 50.2g
Protein 19.87g 40%
Vitamin A 17IU <1%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 66mg 7%
Iron 4.98mg 28%
Vitamin D 0IU 0%
Thiamin 0.46mg 30%
Riboflavin 0.22mg 13%
Niacin 2.63mg 13%
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 18%
Folate 622mcg 156%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Pantothenic Acid 1.47mg 15%
Phosphorus 381mg 38%
Magnesium 127mg 32%
Zinc 5.04mg 34%
Copper 1.09mg 55%
Manganese 1.73mg 87%
Selenium 3.1mcg 4%
Water 13.44g 

Used in

Some Dishes:
Gyeongdan (경단) - Korean rice ball cake
Danpatjuk - sweet red bean porridge
Patbingsu - Shaved ice with red bean paste
Baram-tteok - type of tteok filled with white bean paste.
Bungeo-ppang - fish-shaped pastry filled with sweet red bean paste.
Chalbori-ppang - two small, sweet pancakes wraped around sweet red bean paste. 
Chapssal doughnut - sweet rice doughnut filled with sweet red bean paste.
Hoddeok-gwaja - walnut-shaped cookie filled with sweet red bean paste.
Hoppang - pastry filled with sweet red bean paste or sweet nokdu-so (mung bean paste).

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