Mohini wanted to eat kidney beans for lunch. She asked her mother to cook the same for lunch the next day. At night, her mother took a cup of kidney beans and put them into a container with enough water and covered them overnight. She cooked kidney beans for lunch the next day.

a)Name the phenomenon involved in the above process.​  

Dear student.

Kidney beans when kept in water for overnight, swell up after some time due to absorbing of water. As a result of which it will become soft. The phenomenon is known as endosmosis.


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She had actually soaked the beans in water so that they could be easily cooked for lunch the next day.
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when they are soaked in water              the absorb of water make it very soft   so it is easy to cook
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