Frejol Colado


  • Servings- 6
  • Preparation Time- 50 minutes (not including the time it takes to soak beans/overnight)


  • 1lb of black beans
  • of brown sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 ½ sesame seed (prepare the sesame seed by toasting)
  • ½ cup of evaporated milk


  • You will need to soak the black beans in water overnight. Then cook beans in the water until they are soft and cooked well.
  • Put the beans through a strainer (you may need to force them) and then in a pan place put the bean puree in.
  • Add the milk, sugar, cinnamon sticks and cloves to the same pan that you put the bean puree.
  • Bring the contents in the pan to a medium heat while you continually stir all the ingredients until it becomes thick and you can see the bottom of the pan.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and take out the cinnamon sticks and cloves and add 1 tablespoon of the sesame seeds and stir them in.
  • Place all the contents in the pan into a large bowl and garnish the dish by spreading the remainder sesame seeds on top.