Chori Dal Beans is also called Whole Adzuki/ Aduki Beans. Chori Dal or Adzuki Beans are an Indian and Japanese favorite and have a similar flavor to red beans. A good source of protein and fiber, they are delicious in soups and can be substituted for red and pinto beans in other tasty recipes. Adzuki beans are an Asian variety and are also used for sprouts. Since they have a sweeter taste than most beans, Adzuki beans are sometimes used in desserts and used by the Japanese for making Mochi. The ripe Adzuki beans contain 25% protein and are highly nutritious. Sprouts from adzuki beans are particularly nutty and tasty. Sprout as you would other beans such as mung and soy. Dried adzuki beans are said to require only a short soaking (1 hour) before cooking.

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