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Sweet red bean paste 红豆沙 (hóng dòu shā)

This paste is made from red azuki beans boiled with sugar. It is commonly added to desserts as a filling and a flavoring. It is sold canned at Asian grocery stores. You may substitute sweet lotus paste.

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