The adzuki bean, Lal Choir or red mung bean, is an annual vine widely cultivated throughout East Asia for its small bean. The cultivars most familiar in East Asia have a uniform red color, but white, black, grey, and variously mottled varieties also are known
Adzuki beans are a great addition to any food lover's kitchen. Use their sweet and nutty umami goodness to make top-notch stews, soups and savoury dishes. But adzuki will also serve you well in creating satisfying desserts as well as Japanese, Chinese and other Far Eastern classics like dim sum.