Bean Recipes

Health Benefits of Beans

Beans provide a myriad health benefits. They are digested slowly, which helps keep blood glucose stable, and may curtail fatigue and irritability.


Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk of diabetes, heart disease, colorectal cancer, and helps with weight management.

Beans are important sources of nutrient despite the differences in shapes and sizes.

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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 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…

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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…

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Soya Milk (Soy Milk)

Soya Milk is a refreshing rich drink. Drink a glass every morning to start your day on a good note. Use it to wash down your meals, when eating snacks: cookies, Nigerian Puff Puff and many more.

It is plant protein (milk from a plant) hence a great alternative to cow milk for those have lactose intolerance.

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