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Frijal Colado - Sweet Black Bean Puree Dessert


December 2006 - Peruvian Christmas

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  • 2 cups dried black beans-Soak overnight in cold water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 3 cups brown sugar (can use maple syrup)
  • 3 Tbsp. ground sesame seeds
  • 1 cup evaporated milk or 1 cup soy milk or 1 cup cocoanut milk
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    Drain, Place beans in saucepan, cover with water. Bring to boil and simmer over low heat until tender (1/2 to 3/4 of an hour. Drain the beans , saving 1 cup of the liquid. Put beans into food processor and puree until smooth.

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    Bring the reserved liquid to a boil, add cinnamon, cloves and sugar and mix well. Add the pureed beans, milk and the ground sesame seeds, simmer, stirring continuously until thickened. Let cool to room temperature.

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