Goshiki-mame (five-colored roasted sweet beans) (五色豆)

Goshiki-mame (five-colored roasted sweet beans), roasted beans of five different colors covered with a sugar coating, are regarded as a well-known Kyoto confection.

The beans are parched and coated with sugar, and their colors are usually as mentioned below:

White, yellow, red, brown and green.

They are often packed in boxes with the upper side covered with transparent materials to show the five different colors.

[Original Japanese]