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Soft Mizu-Yokan (Sweetened and Jellied Bean Paste)

Soft Mizu-Yokan (Sweetened and Jellied Bean Paste)

No need for kanten from Japan--agar is easy to find abroad, and was used to make this soft and delicious mizu-yokan.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Koshi-an
150 g
Water
250 ml
Agar
1/2 teaspoon
Salt (Unrefined, if possible)
a pinch

Steps

1. Put the water and agar into a pot and bring to a boil.
2. Remove from heat and add salt and koshi-an. Let sit to cool.
3. Once the mixture cools down, stir and pour into a mold, then chill in the refrigerator.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had a craving for mizu-yokan, so I came up with my own version.