- 1 - 18 oz can of Red Azuki Beans
- 1 package of White Agar-Agar (Kanten) - contains 2 blocks of Kanten
- 4 3/4 cups of Water in a pot
- 1 heaping Tbs. Sugar
- 1 pinch of Salt
- 1 drop of Vanilla or Cinnamon
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Wash Kanten under running water &squeeze excess water out of Kanten. Tear washed Kanten into small pieces and soak in the pot of water for 15 minutes. Then cook Kanten until dissolved, stirring all the while. Add sugar and salt. Then add the can of Azuki beans - stir constantly for at least 5 minutes until the beans are thoroughly warmed.
Remove the pot from stove and pour the Kanten and Azuki beans in a flat pan. Cool and refrigerate until hardened.
Cut into bite-size pieces.