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kansai-style ozōni

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 133 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 10 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Kansai-fū ozōni
Kansai-Style Ozōni



Step 1

step 1:

Peel the carrot and cut into 1/4 in. slices.

Step 2

step 2:

Peel the Japanese radish. Cut it into 1/4 in. slices; then cut into quarters.

Step 2

step 3:

Boil sea tangle soup stock. Add the circular rice cakes, carrot and radish slices.

Step 4

step 4:

After boiling, put some stock into a ladle. Add the white miso tablespoon by tablespoon and stir with chopsticks until dissolved. Stir into the soup. Remove from heat.

Kansai-fū ozōni

Sprinkle with the bonito flakes (optional).


This is Kansai-style ozōni. Ozōni is eaten on the first 3 days of the New Year holidays. Circular rice cake and white miso are almost always used in Kansai-style ozōni. Kansai includes Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hyōgo, Shiga and Wakayama prefectures. (For ozōni recipes from other area of Japan, refer to the ozōni listing in the Typical Meals section.)

Typical Meals – Ozōni