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Adzuki Coins

A team of students from the Institute of Hotel Management in Bangalore won an India-wide food competition for developing innovative dishes using pulses. Alok Prasad, Aseem Kumar, Harsh Bansal, and Saurabh Agarwal used adzuki beans, red split lentils, black gram and other ingredients to create “Adzuki Coins” a wonderful new snack.


For 4 Person(s)


  • 25 gm adzuki beans
  • 30 gm red split lentil
  • 10 gm black gram
  • 10 gm quinoa
  • 15 gm nuts
  • 5 gm greens
  • cardamom
  • cinnamon sticks
  • black pepper corns
  • caraway seeds
  • garlic
  • green chilli
  • olive oil
  • salt and white pepper powder
  • black gram paste
  • refined flour


Soak all the pulses overnight.

Blanch all the nuts and greens.

Cook quinoa and dry it.

Boil all the pulses separately.

Take a vessel, then add adzuki beans, red split lentils, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, greens, nuts, black pepper corns, caraway seeds, garlic, green chili, olive oil and seasoned with salt and white pepper powder.

Make a paste out of the above ingredients then cook it on a low flame until it has a semi-hard texture.

Apportion the above mixture to make small patties (18-20 g each) and cool them.

Apply a layer of seasoned meat of your choice (optional for non-vegetarians).

Make a tempura batter out of refined flour, black gram paste, salt and pepper.

Coat the patties in batter and encrust them with the quinoa.

Rest for 1 or 2 hours.

Patties can be baked or deep fried as desired.