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Bean Cooking Chart
Dried Beans (1 cup)
Soaking Time

Regular Cooking Time

Pressure Cooking Time

Adzuki
none

45 - 50 min.

15 - 20 min.

Black (Turtle)
overnight

45 - 60 min.

15 - 20 min.

Black-Eyed Pea
overnight

1 hr.

10 min.

Chick-Pea
overnight

1 1/2 - 2 1/2 hr.

15 - 20 min.

Fava
overnight

45 - 60 min.

not recommended

Kidney
overnight

1 - 1 1/2 hr.

10 min.

Lentil, Red
none
20 - 30 min.
5 - 7 min.
Lentil, Green
none

30 - 45 min.

6 - 8 min.

Lima
overnight

60 - 90 min.

not recommended

Lima, Baby
overnight

45 - 50 min.

not recommended

Mung
overnight

1 - 1 1/2 hr.

8 - 10 min.

Pea, Split
none

35 - 40 min.

not recommended

Pinto
overnight

1 1/2 hr.

10 min.

Soybean
overnight

3 hr.

15 min.

White (Great Northern, Marrow, Navy, Pea)
overnight

45 - 60 min.

4 - 5 min.