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Kuromame Mitsuni for New year dishes in Japan

Post:December 5, 2017   Updated:  

Essential dishes for OSECHI, Kuromame is one of  the three IWAI-ZAKANA.

There are many recipes, below recipe is a easy version I think. If you know more traditional way, please go to Traditional Kuromame for Japanese new year.

KuromameMitsuni

Ingredients

  • Black soy beens(dried):250g

BlackSoyBeens

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  • Water:1000cc
  • Sugar:150-180g(white sugur or granulated sugar recommeded)
  • Soy source:30cc
  • Salt:1/4tsp
  • Baking Soda:1/2tsp

Directions

  1. Put <A> in a souce pan, boring it to a boil once(about 30 seconds) and cooling down.
  2. Rinse dried black soy beens, and drain in a strainer.
  3. Put beens into 1 and let it out overnight.
  4. Once boiled, skim the scum off the top. Then simmer gently over low heat(1-2or more hours)
  5. When beens becomes soft, remove from heat.
  6. Let it cool.

 

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