Adzuki Bean (vigna angularis), also known as Japanese beans and bean-rice, has small and red grains. In Brazil, the consumption is linked mainly to Japanese colonies.
Adzuki Bean, originating in Japan, is a wild legume (born without being sown). Its introduction in Europe came after the twentieth century, after being taken by Japanese immigrants to Brazil. It is a food of high nutritional value, it is rich in protein, phosphorus, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, soluble fiber and B vitamins.