Category Archives: Bean Recipes

How to make Lentil Dal

Lentils are generally used in soups and stews. Green and brown lentils hold their shape fairly well if not overcooked and can be added to salads and other dishes. The varieties that are soft after cooking are used mainly to thicken stews and soups or are made into purees.

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How to make Green Mung Bean Paste Cake (绿豆糕 lǜdòu gāo)

Mung bean cake is a traditional and popular Chinese dessert in summer. The main ingredient, mung beans or sometimes called as green mung bean is a common and daily ingredient in Chinese cooking. In traditional Chinese medicine, those little green beans have a cold property, which can further help to protect our body from hot temperature in summer. Continue reading…

How to Make Hummus

The word hummus is an Arabic word meaning “chickpea.” Hummus is a Levantine Arab dip or spread that is made from chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) that have been cooked and mashed, then blended with tahini (a paste made from sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Continue reading…

How to make Tempeh

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (about 2 1/2 cups) dried whole soybeans
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon tempeh starter

 

Equipment

  • Large bowl
  • Large pot
  • 2 baking sheets
  • Paper towels or clean kitchen towels
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing spoon
  • 2 zip-top bags
  • Large needle
  • Incubator
  • Oven thermometer

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How to make Tofu

First make soya milk needed to make the tofu

To make soya milk 

Equipment

  • LACHI Beans Peeler and Blender
  • Butter Muslin or Nut Milk Bag
  • Heavy-bottom Pan

Ingredients

  • ½ cup white soybeans white soybeans white soybeans
  • water water for soaking water for soaking water for blending water for blending
  • Honey to taste (optional) Sugar to taste (optional) Sugar to taste (optional)

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