Red Bean Dessert Recipe

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This red bean ice is a dessert originating from Hong Kong. This dessert is very popular in summer. The Ingredients are red beans, evaporated milk, and sugar syrup. It is usually served with shaved ice.

Red Bean

The main ingredient for processing Red Bean Ice is red beans. You have to buy good quality red beans to produce a delicious and nutritious drink. Choose dry or fresh kidney beans with a smooth surface, no sprouts, no holes and wrinkles, and the color are not black. If you choose to buy boiled kidney beans, choose beans that are not slimy and slippery, do not smell sour, and are also soft.

Tips for Processing Red Beans

  1. Choose Fresh Red Beans
    Buy dried red beans or fresh red beans with a smooth surface. Nuts are not hollow and wrinkled, not blackish red, and not sprouting.
  2. Wash and Soak
    Clean the kidney beans under running water. Then soak the red beans in a basin of water. Soak fresh kidney beans for about 1-2 hours or soak dried kidney beans overnight. In order to produce a soft peanut texture.
  3. Boil Red Beans
    Strain the red beans that you have soaked before. Then boil in a pot of clean water for 2 hours. When the water shrinks, add the water. Don’t add sugar to the pea stew until the beans are completely soft.

Sweetened condensed milk

  1. Pay attention to the person who will consume it
    The sugar content in sweetened condensed milk is very high, while the protein content is very low. Therefore, it is not suitable for children and people with diabetes. So, you must first know who will consume Red Bean Ice before deciding to use sweetened condesed milk.
  2. Choose the Variant
    Generally, when making Red Bean Ice, more people use the original variant of sweetened condesed milk. However, if you like chocolate, you can use the sweetened condesed milk variant which is chocolate flavored. This sweetened condesed milk is also available in full cream and cocopandan variants, choose according to your taste.
Red Bea Dessert Recipe

Red Bea Dessert Recipe

Recipe by Resep Online
4.1 from 317 votes

Red Bean Ice Recipe, Hongkong’s Typical Summer Drink

Course: Drinks, DessertCuisine: Indonesia, Hong KongDifficulty: Easy


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  • Main Ingredients
  • 200 g red beans

  • 3 tbsp sugar

  • 80 g brown sugar, sliced

  • tsp fine salt

  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder

  • 750 ml water

  • Supplementary Ingredients
  • 175 ml coconut milk

  • 150 ml sweetened condensed milk

  • 2009 ice cubes


  • Soak red beans for about 24 hours, then wash thoroughly.
  • Boil the water first, when it boils add the red beans. Then boil for about 30 minutes. Boil until cooked and tender.
  • Add enough water to the container containing the chocolate, then thin it so it doesn’t get lumpy.
  • Next, put the melted chocolate into the red bean stew. Then stir.
  • Add the brown sugar that has been sliced ​​before. Then stir again until evenly distributed.
  • Add powdered sugar and salt. Cook until completely boiling.
  • When it boils, turn off the heat. Then pour into a container for easy serving.
  • Serving
  • Prepare a plastic cup, then add 2 tablespoons of red beans and the water. Add enough ice.
  • Pour enough coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk with coco pandan flavor. Then pour the red beans back on top. Serve the typical Palembang Red Bean Ice.


Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size10 cups

  • Amount Per ServingCalories202
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 6.9g 10%
    • Saturated Fat 6g 30%
  • Cholesterol 1mg 1%
  • Sodium 148mg 7%
  • Potassium 381mg 11%
  • Total Carbohydrate 29.9g 10%
    • Dietary Fiber 3.5g 12%
    • Sugars 17.2g
  • Protein 6.2g 12%

  • Calcium 5%
  • Iron 11%
  • Vitamin D 1%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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