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Small, round, reddish-brown beans, popular in China and Japan. They need soaking overnight, before being boiled in fresh water, in the style of all dried beans.
They are also available in paste-form from east-Asian groceries. This is good served with pancakes, and the like, perhaps with berries and ice cream.
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