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sesame tofu

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 121 kcal
  • Japanese: Goma-dofu
Sesame Tofu
Ingredients

ingredients:

Step 1

step 1:

Put the sesame paste, kuzu (or potato starch) and water in a pan. Mix very well until dissolved.

Step 2

step 2:

Keep on mixing while simmering for 7 minutes on extreme low heat.

Step 3

step 3:

It will gradually become creamy. Remove from heat. Mix for about 3 minutes more to let it cool off a little.

Step 4

step 4:

Pour into a container about 12 × 12 × 5 cm. Chill for 4 hours in the refrigerator.

Step 5

step 5:

Cut into 4 pieces and place the sesame tofu on four dishes.

Goma-dofu

Sprinkle the sesame tofu with the wasabi (optional) and pour soy sauce over it.

comment:

Sesame tofu is shōjin ryōri (Buddhist Japanese cuisine). Shōjin ryōri is cooked without meat. Yoshino in Nara Prefecture and Kōya-san in Wakayama Prefecture are famous for sesame tofu. Sesame tofu is creamy and delicious.

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