The original recipe uses red beans but I prefer to substitute it with brown beans. I just love brown beans more than red beans. Anyway, the brown beans will have a very nice dark orangy colour after its cooked.
Very simple dessert and with steamed yam, its more fragrant.
original recipe from Yum Yum magazine No.48
with some modifications
100 gm brown beans - washed
1000 ml hot water
80 gm rock sugar to taste
150 -200 gm yam - peeled, cubed and steamed until soft [about 20 minutes]
- Put brown beans and hot water into a slow cooker pot. Cook on high heat until beans are soft.
- Add in rock sugar to taste.
- Add in steamed yam to cook for several minutes.
- Off heat and serve dessert hot or warm.