Ishi Yaki Recipe

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Ishi Yaki
  • Chef: Shreyans Goenka
  • Recipe Servings: 1
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Scrumptious sauce made out of soya, mirin and sesame seeds poured over steamed rice topped with fried spinach and boiled vegetables.

Ingredients of Ishi Yaki

  • 1/2 cup short grain rice
  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cup daikons (Japanese horse radish)
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cup seaweed
  • 2 shitake mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup soya sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Mirin (a condiment used in japanese cuisine. A type of rice wine)
  • 2 Tbsp roasted sesame seeds

How to Make Ishi Yaki

  • 1.Wash the rice and drain the cloudy water. Do this thrice then gently grind the rice against the palm of your hand.
  • 2.Let the rice stand in a colander for thirty minutes.
  • 3.Boil the rice and set aside.
  • 4.Chop the spinach thin and fry until crisp.
  • 5.Cut the Daikons lengthwise. If using dried Daikons soak in lukewarm water and squeeze.
  • 6.Boil the carrot and then grate finely.
  • 7.Soak the seaweed in lukewarm water and drain.
  • 8.Cut the mushrooms into fine strips.
  • 9.Mix Soya, Mirin and sesame seeds to make a sauce.
  • 10.Place rice in a bowl. Put spinach in a mountain over it. Then the Daikons, seaweed, mushroom and carrot.
  • 11.Pour the sauce mixture over the rice around the vegetables. Serve hot.