Aduki Bean Dip

Ingredients

3 cups water
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon umeboshi paste, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste

Preparation

1
Place the water, beans and kombu in a 4-quart pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. (you can also pressure-cook beans for 1 hour in 2 1/2 cups water). Remove the kombu. Drain the beans, reserving the cooking water.
2
Puree the beans in a food processor or mash to a thick paste in a bowl or mortar. Add some of the reserved cooking water to get a dip consistency.
3
Add the oil, cayenne, ginger and umeboshi paste to the beans and mix well. Add the salt and serve.

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Serve with pita and corn chips. From the Natural Gourmet by Annemarie Colbin.

Yield:

2.0 cups

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 2:46pm

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