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assorted bean in sweet coconut milk

Assorted Beans in Sweet Coconut Milk

A famous Vietnamese dessert made of three different kind of beans and filled with sweet coconut milk
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Soaking time 12 hrs
Total Time 13 hrs 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vietnamese
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz mung beans peeled
  • 10 oz black beans
  • 10 oz white kidney beans
  • 10 oz red beans
  • 14 oz coconut milk
  • sugar as needed
  • water as needed

Instructions
 

  • If using uncooked beans, soak white and black beans over night.
  • Prepare peeled mung beans: In a medium pot, bring 1 quart of water to boil. Add peeled mung beans in and let the mixture simmer (on medium high heat) for 15 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of sugar, and simmer for another 10 minutes. Drain and put cooked beans into a blender, blend until beans have very smooth texture.
  • For uncooked black and white beans: Discard water that used soak beans overnight. In a medium pot, bring 1 quart of water to boil. Add black beans in and simmer for 20 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of sugar and simmer for another 10 minutes. Drain and set aside black beans. Repeat the process for uncooked red and white beans.
  • For cooked beans: Bring 2 cup of water and 1/4 cup of sugar to boil. Turn off the heat, submerge cooked blacked beans completely in liquid for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside black beans. Repeat the process for cooked red and white beans.
  • For coconut milk: In a medium sauce pan, heat coconut milk, add 1/4 cup of sugar, simmer for 10 minutes. Stir constantly. Set aside.
  • Put all the beans in 4 different layers, orders do not matter. Top with coconut milk and crushed ice. Enjoy!
Keyword Assprted beans, Beans, Che 3 Mau, coconut milk