takikomi gohan recipe


Add enough water to reach the line for 2 cups of rice, and then add mushrooms. Add the cooled liquid. You’ll start with white Japanese rice, rinse as usual. Thanks Nami! Also if the ingredients you use are flavorful, cook together with rice. Continue from the hard ingredients to softer ingredients. When your main course is a simple dish such as grilled fish, Japanese Mixed Rice or Takikomi Gohan (炊き込みご飯) brings up more flavors … She said it was delicious, and asked what the dish was called. I remember having a friend visit, and I gave her a dish of Nekomama. It’s called Konnyaku and I explained in this post. Meanwhile, prepare the other ingredients. It’s usually seasoned with Japanese stock (dashi) and soy sauce. Thank you. The bottom of the rice gets slightly caramelized, and this part is called Okoge and it’s especially tasty. I keep it in my freezer until I’m ready to use it. This removes excess oil from the aburaage. Since there are a lot of ingredients along with seasonings in this rice dish, the rest of the meal can be simple: some soup and vegetables side dishes for dinner. Thank you! I think Chinese cuisine uses water chestnuts but they not a common ingredient in Japanese cooking (maybe hard to buy? I also have a slab of round steak which I intend to cook separately and mix in with the rice after it’s cooked. Transfer the konnyaku to a plate to cool. . LOL. It will help the rice to absorb the flavors from the ingredients and seasonings. Cook like white rice. And, I highly recommend good dashi. Use what you have to get the best result. Remember, Takikomi Gohan is the rice COOKED WITH ingredients. Hi Rayna! They cook and shoot photos/videos at their home kitchen(s.). Iced rice using Mochi kome like azuki bean red rice or a mixed sansai vegetable rice using Mochi kome! Do you have any tips on best ways to freeze this dish, and also to reheat it after freezing? Get the recipe at Food & Wine. All rights reserved. If yes, please let me know the name (or the recipe). I bought my kamadosan from her shop in Los Angeles. And along with all the nice Japanese dishes… your meal sounds fabulous. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. See recipes for Chicken & Gobō Takikomi Gohan too. Hi Leo! Step 1. Rice and ingredients should be mixed together only after the rice is cooked. I want to make this recipe in the instant pot – do you think that will work? Thank you for letting me know. Do NOT mix the rice with ingredients. Buy our best-selling e-cookbook full of 33 easy and simple Japanese recipes! Thank you for the suggestion. Thank you so much for your kind words! Sometimes, rice and miso soup mixture is also called Neko Manma too. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Would this work in Instant Pot cooking rice in high pressure for 4 minutes and then natural release? Sign up for the free Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! I’m so happy to hear that. Slice the shiitake mushrooms into thin pieces. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. I know these ingredients (root vegetables and konnyaku and deep fried tofu pouch) are very basic Japanese ingredients YET very rare ingredients outside of Japan. Thank you! Thanks so much for trying this recipe! Hmm the bonito flakes with dried seaweed is called “Furikake”. Go to Main Navigation Epicurious Follow Epicurious! takikomi gohan is made by cooking rice with a variety of vegetables and dashi. Immediately after Takikomi Gohan is done cooking, fluff up the rice with a rice paddle as if you are cutting the rice and then scoop over to gently mix the rice and ingredients all together. HI Nami-san, Thank you for all of your delicious recipes. Hope it’s similar to what you had in Hokkaido. This Takikomi Gohan recipe can be easily converted to a gluten-free dish if you use gluten-free soy sauce. For this recipe, I used the regular gluten-free soy sauce (in blue) which tastes just like regular soy sauce. It’s very important to soak rice after washing it. Pour the reserved mushroom soaking water in a medium-size pot and add the sliced shiitake and cremini mushrooms, carrots, and ginger. Rice is basic here and make sure you rinse, soak, and measure water correctly. Oh yeah making rice in donabe is WONDERFUL and I can imagine how delicious your Takikomi Gohan was! Hi Jasmine! Don’t peel the gobo with a peeler to keep the earthy flavor and fragrance. I could still remember it was very delicious. Thank you for your kind feedback! Thank you!! Sprinkle chopped mitsuba or green onion on top. Adia, Or lower the heat toward the end a bit? Wow, thank you so much for trying this recipe in Paris! Cut the carrot in half lengthwise and cut diagonally into thin slices. Do you know if I can make takikomi gohan in this style rice cooker? In a small bowl add the dashi, mirin, sake and soy sauce. xo. (Taki means to cook rice, and komi means together) The overall concept will be the same for each. Hi Heather! I’m glad you’ll make this again. The steps. Please read my disclosure policy for details. Do you have any tips for making gomoku gohan in a pot on the stove? Then make a “cross” slit on tip of the gobo as you see in the picture below. Some variations include chicken thigh or breast adding more flavors to the dish, and I’ve made today’s recipe with chicken thigh. Repeat this process about 3-4 times. Can I use salmon instead of chicken? We usually mix in together. I actually just happened to mouseover the quantity, and thought it was new because I remembered reading that someone had asked for it in this year’s JOC anniversary competition user comments, perhaps the same reader you mentioned, haha ; ), Yes, I do see the hyperlink colour on the quantity now! By Rowena April 26, 2017 Recipes; Hello loves. That’s a funny story!!! Perfect for the cold rainy weather in Paris..My 8 year old ate so much I was a bit worried, and gave it a big thumbs up! Ingredients. Therefore, if you use ingredients that you want to keep tender and don’t want to lose the texture, I recommend cooking it separately and mix it with rice later. Hi Nami, thank you for your reply in the midst of your busy schedule. Regular/sushi or Mixed or others? If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Remove the stem and cut the caps into thinly slices. . . Thanks a lot for your advice and have a wonderful and hopefully relaxing week-end! I do not use rice cooker to make rice, I use the stovetop. Hi Mita! Thank you for any help you can give me. I grew up in Japan and so miss chahan. If you use kombu dashi, this dish is vegetarian and vegan. Add chicken and veggies. Discard the water. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Noriko and Yuko, the authors of this site, are both from Japan but now live in California. I would like to know what setting is yours when making this dish. Soak gobo strips in a bowl of water for about 5 minutes. For this recipe, recommended mushrooms include shiitake, shimeji, and maitake (hen of the wood) or hiratake (oyster mushrooms), all of which are aromatic. I don’t know your recipe, and it’s hard to investigate what was wrong…, We do have Hijiki Takikomi Gohan as variety in Japan. Hope our version is as good as your grand father’s Takikomi Gohan! I would go help clean up if I could join your dinner! Hi Jane! What type of seafood you’re interested in adding? Let me know if you try. But you soaked/hydrated hijiki before using right? I don’t have a claypot myself so I’ve tried cooking in both a rice cooker and in a pan (like paella) and I find that the latter gives better results with more crispy yam and rice bits. We are making Takikomi Gohan with sanma, pacific saury, in season. Oops! Add water until the desired amount is reached. Oh, the konnyaku gets a bit different texture, but for me it’s not a big deal (at least to me). That sounds delicious. I’ll need a bit more description as I only know rice seasoning + half boiled egg over rice. Can i substitute japanese rice with brown rice? Regular or Mixed Rice setting on rice cooker: The main difference is that Mixed Rice setting will create burnt rice called “Okoge” on the bottom of the rice cooker. Water and rice ratio is 1:1 which is the same as cooking plain white rice. I’ll likely try making this dish tomorrow – a stay-home version (with some variants in ingredients) – see how it turns out : ), Oops, well, better late than never in finding the quantity function haha! Thanks for the recipes, you are my go-to website when I crave Japanese food. Just add cut vegetables, meat or fish, and seasonings to your rice, and the rice cooker will do the rest for you (Hope it’s not too easy for you). Let the rice soak in water for 30-60 minutes. This seems sooooo tasty! Hi Carol-san! Vanessa, Thank you! I hope it doesn’t turn out too salty. I’m so happy you are enjoying cooking Japanese food at home. We cook it weekly! Hello Namiko-san, I enjoy your recipes and blog very much. Just dehydrated kind? It ruins the all the delicious flavors from the ingredients. Thank you for your kind feedback. , no negative connotations in our house with the name Nekomama..lol… we have two cats named Mochi and Manju, and they are all about the fish! Yes you can. Is it an authentic Japanese rice bowl? Thoughts and opinions stated are my own. Mahaloooo for sharing this recipe ~ ~ one that I forgot about, but loooved while living in Japan! Hope you enjoy the recipe! These are the most common ingredients that you expect to see in Takikomi Gohan. Any suggestions on how to make the rice softer? This recipe is also gluten free! Hi Katie! Here's another simple rice dish you can make at home. Scallops are a good example: they don’t need to be cooked for a long time. I’ve made this recipe twice so far, and I’m sure I’ll make it many more times!! I made this last night for dinner in my donabe and it was outstanding! Thanks, Nami! It’s almost like… if you have a good delicious dashi, you are done half of job. While Takikomi Gohan at restaurants is very good, it is easy enough to make great Takikomi Gohan at home, too. You can freeze this just like the regular white rice. You can use any vegetables to make it, but this recipe uses some of the most commonly used vegetables, such as mushrooms, bamboo shoots, and carrots. Your recipe looks amazing (as all your recipes – they are ever so tasty)! If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. Without mixing all up, start cooking the rice. Remove the pan from the heat. I had to quickly reassure her it wasn’t actually cat-food.. just the name we called it. I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed the recipe with all mushrooms! Cut the sansai into bite-size pieces. You’ll need to increase the seasonings and the ingredients by 50%. You can make it with vegetables you have, as long as you cut thin or small and not the leafy veggies. A lot of people said they make without it since it’s hard to find. So I’ll hydrate them before cooking! https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/konjac-konnyaku/. I have a great recipe source for you! Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select. I’m happy to hear you enjoy my recipes. DELICIOUS!! Your generosity is much appreciated! Please help me or can you possibly add cooking directions for a stovetop rice Kamadosan when you post your rice recipes using an electric rice pot?? While Takikomi Gohan at restaurants is very good, it is easy enough to make great Takikomi Gohan at home, too. Sure! I would love to make this takikomi gohan but I need to cook 3 cups of rice to feed 4 adults and 3 children. Just a note – I used a hijiki mix received from Japan – already made and ready to serve as a side dish. Looking forward to other seasonal takikomi gohan recipes. Now, don’t make mistake with adding more soy sauce. Another recipe for Japanese mixed rice (takikomi-gohan): Best Japanese Mixed Rice with Canned Sardine and Corn – Easy Rice Cooker Hacks 【Recipe (2 servings)】 This is one of my son’s favorite dishes and the next time I make it I will have him help me with it so that he can learn how to make it for himself. , https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-cook-rice/, What a pleasant recipe! If you love our recipes, please donate to support the site. For this recipe… Do I use exactly the same measurements? Takikomi gohan (炊き込みご飯) is a Japanese rice recipe that mixes vegetables and meat (sometimes even seafood) with short-grain Japanese rice. . Wow, your meal sounds amazing! https://www.justonecookbook.com/how_to/how-to-season-your-donabe/. The Umami savory taste and aroma from the mushrooms are absorbed into the rice while it cooks, which makes the dish so delicious. I did, however, like the addition of the water chestnuts that I added, as it was nice counterpoint (crunchy texture) to the soft rice. Onigiri must be so good… . Full Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Kikkoman USA. TRADITIONAL JAPANESE RECIPE: Takikomi Gohan is seasoned steamed rice with meat and vegetables. Wash and measure the rice. Would be be able to give me some pointers? Just a doubt: do you think I could freeze this in single portions after cooking it, as I do with normal white rice? Tasted almost exactly like what I had; so delicious! Thank you Julia for reporting back! TRADITIONAL JAPANESE RECIPE: Kinoko Gohan is a kind of Takikomi Gohan, seasoned steamed rice with meat and vegetables but in this case in Japan we normally use Kinoko Gohan mushrooms. Design by. It was a meal I will remember! Gently wash the rice in a circular motion and discard the water. Great recipe for Nori Takikomi Gohan. . Hi Laura! , Hi Nami – this looks a lovely recipe! soy sauce and 1 ½ Tbsp. I think your dishes totally deserve to be called “Maze Gohan” at least since Neko Manma tends to have a negative connotation. Million thanks!!! Required fields are marked *. I use a stainless steel pot (stovetop) to make the gohan. When you are adding ingredients on top of the rice, place hard ingredients like root vegetables first, then gradually to softer ingredients on top. , Thanks, Nami! I didn’t know I could be so in love with a bowl of rice. I’m excited to make this again tomorrow. Once the rice is done cooking, use a rice paddle to stir the rice and vegetables with light slicing and tossing motions to distribute the ingredients evenly. I know burdock root can be hard to find… Make sure to chop onion into smaller piece or thinly sliced (doesn’t have to be minced). The vegetables you added have some moisture in it, so even though you added a lot of dashi powder, it might be okay… I hope it turned out well. Add the chicken and evenly distribute over the rice. Discover the Takikomi gohan, an authentic Japanese recipe that you will love. There’s a Malaysian-Chinese dish that’s similar, and we use garlic, shallots, dried shrimp, fresh yam and oyster sauce and cook it in a claypot. I tend to add too much of ingredients when I make this dish and it doesn’t feel like a rice dish anymore. I like Takikomi Gohan very much ! Have you heard about Takikomi Gohan? I don’t know the dried gobo. Depending on where you are/live in Japan, this dish might be called Kayaku Gohan (かやくご飯) or Gomoku Gohan (五目ご飯), 5-ingredient mixed rice, which is loosely translated because there are roughly five ingredients. Get the recipe below the video. I would like to give it a try. There is also a very similar dish called Maze Gohan (混ぜご飯). Hold your knife at 45 degree angle and slice the chicken. Rice absorbs water very quickly when you start washing, so don't let the rice absorb the opaque water. , And guess what, I have this scaling quantity function for years… Recently someone else also mentioned if I *just* installed. Hi Sarah! you could use Mixed rice mode, but we believe we used just regular mode. Hi Nami! I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. I don’t have a rice cooker. Hi Olivia! Japanese enjoy making different Takikomi Gohan depending on the season, and I’ll be sharing them on my blog in the future. Salt helps bring out flavor of ingredients. Hi J! When you cook together, the rice absorbs more flavors from the ingredients. Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. Shave off the gobo skin with the back of the knife. I haven’t heard that word for years! Hi Arrie! Nori is basically a soft sea plant processed into dried sheets. This post may contain affiliate links. =^..^=. I was in Japan for three weeks and this was our Sunday lunch. Ah, takikomi gohan! Thank you so much for this recipe! https://www.japanesecooking101.com/takikomi-gohan/, Nagaimo (Dioscorea opposita, Chinese yam). The leftovers can be used to make Onigiri for the next day’s lunch too because it still tastes very good when it’s cold. Add the Flavouring ingredients to the pan and bring it to a boil. As such I use the block as a flavoring tool. I feel like Japanese rice will stick a lot on the bottom of the pot as material is not non-stick and you know how sticky Japanese rice is compared to other Asian rice. Set aside for 30 minutes. Takikomi gohan is a Japanese food which is rice mixed with different vegetables and some meat. Hope all works out for you! Hi Julia! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook for 33 more easy and simple recipes! If you use kombu dashi, this dish is vegetarian and vegan. You will need to know how to cook rice in a pot on the stove. Can you tell me how to adjust the liquid seasonings please? Hi April! Rice with White Radish (Daikon Takikomi Gohan) Gomoku Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice) Shimeji Gohan (Rice with Shimeji Mushrooms) Primary Sidebar. Thank you for this delicious looking recipe. CL, How should I prepare them? I’m so bad at planning ahead (I need to work 3 weeks ahead so videos and everything is done before posting), so you rarely see seasonal dishes here. . Hi Sai! Is it a light stainless steel pot? Cook like white rice (according to the rice cooker instructions). In the meantime, guess what I’m making this weekend…, Hi Veronica! Sadly they are both gone and we don’t have anyone to make this dish when we have our family dinners. Serve the rice hot or at room temperature. Besides my great-grandpa, my aunt was yhe only one who knew his method of making this dish. I have ordered a ceramic stove top rice cooker with a domed glass lid from Hario. Shred Gobo, soak in water to remove the bitter taste, then drain. Pour off the water and repeat two or three times, or until the water is nearly clear. Then cut the slices into julienned or smaller pieces. I have cooked many different ethnic cuisines, but I still learn so much from your blog and from Japanese cooking. Japanese Ingredient Substitution: If you want to look for substitutes for Japanese condiments and ingredients, click here. Follow the same cooking method as this recipe: https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-cook-rice/. I was in Arizona recently (2 weeks ago) and it was over 100F. I’ve taken note on your tips – cutting it finely is no problem with me, but thanks for the note on avoiding leafy ingredients for this. Not soy sauce. So, keep in mind that the ingredients should be roughly 20-30% of cooked rice when it’s done cooking (eyeball this, it doesn’t have to be perfect). May I ask how should I book the seafood separately? Now SF is around 50-60F and I finally feel like I can eat fall dishes. Takikomi Gohan is a Japanese rice dish which short-grain rice are cooked with vegetables, mushrooms, seafood or meat. However, this particular dish is easy to adapt with what you have. I think the quality of ingredients is better; even though I make a same dish, I feel like it’s not the same! なみ、ありがとうざいます!(Not sure what Kanji your name uses so I was stuck with Hiragana). Takikomi Gohan Recipe. When I told her, she asked what it meant, and looked shocked when I told her “cat food”.. lol. Anyway, thank you – I appreciate how positively you always respond to our experiences and ideas. Here are some important tips and technique to remember when you make Takikomi Gohan. Yes, you can cook in Donabe (Japanese earthenware pot – I think that’s what you have?). Hi Elim! Thank you so much for your kind words. Wash rice and put in the rice cooker's removable bowl. Konnyaku is just for texture, so it doesn’t affect much for flavor. Sure you can, if you have “donabe” that is even tastier! Also be sure not to drain too long because the rice will crack when it gets too dry. Sure, you can add the raw salmon in it and cook. Everything was great. 3.1. https://www.japanesecooking101. We served this with (your recipes) miso soup, miso salmon, cucumber wakame salad, and I cooked the leftover marinade with some shishito peppers, blistered and tossed with ginger, garlic, and scallions. After proper soaking, make sure to drain the water for at least 15 minutes. I’m just worried that I mixed a lot of dashi powder with the shiitake dashi. Not sure what’s the best way to flavor the shirataki rice. Cut the aburaage and konnyaku into thin small strips. The process is the same as this recipe up to the cooking time. Then add the soy … Thanks in advance for your help! . This helps the rice absorb the seasonings later on and become more tender and moist after cooking. Thank you for all the great recipes and videos! I’ll just use the powder and a little extra salt, and hope that works. I understand what you mean about the crispy yam and rice bits! To make rice “softer”… do you mean extra soft (for easier to eat) OR your rice was so hard that you wanted a regular texture rice like I have here? Hi Rayna! Would I need to soak them in water first or do you think I could directly put them in their dried state into the rice cooker? I hydrated the gobo together with the shiitake, which made a very interesting shiitake-gobo-dashi with nice flavours. I’m not too sure why). I can only recommend it. I’d love to try this recipe. I happen to have a same rice cooker as yours. Drain the shiitake mushrooms and hijiki, reerving the water. Very washoku (Japanese style meal)!!!! Hi Noriko (thats one of my best friends name also) =) I had had a kind of Japanese rice bowl with half-boiled egg, bonito flakes with dried seaweed when I was in KL. I can get abura-age. I want to try it. Thank you! Put rice in a large saucepan and add water to cover by 1 inch. Squeeze the liquid from dried shiitake mushrooms and save the liquid (this is called Shiitake Dashi). Chances are I won’t find all the ingredients you listed, but I find what I can get here and make some Takikomi Gohan And serve it with a great Japanese marinated fish – I’ll let you know on Facebook when I made it (will though first be next week as this week I already got a full menu planned). After the rice is done, mix in green onions. No suggestions about making it as takikomi gohan … but I did anyway. I like it and some may not. I was born and raised in Japan and migrated to Australia with my family in 1981. Sometimes we add salted flaked salmon or saba (usually leftovers from another dish), but it always tastes good It’s great with shimeji mushrooms too! May I ask you a question please? Put ⅓ konnyaku and cook for 1 minute to get rid of the smell. These are the most common ingredients that you expect to see in Takikomi Gohan. Yes, this is such the comfort food, especially as a reminder it’s “fall” in places like Southern California where we’re having Indian Summer with temps in the 90s! However, I can only find powder dashi. Let’s start with the most basic one, which is today’s recipe. Your rice blog post answered all my questions. Neko Manma! Just add cut vegetables, meat or fish, and seasonings to your rice, and the rice cooker will do the rest for you (Hope it’s not too easy for you). If you’re gluten intolerant, check out my Gluten-Free Recipes for additional recipe ideas. You should have … Thank you for alllll the recipes you share ~ ~ it is sooooo appreciated!! Would you please do a video on how to make chahan? Please enjoy the best “takikomi-gohan” with your rice cooker! If you can’t get it, actually seasoning with right amount of salt can give good flavor. If you want to know more about this product, please click here. Yes, you can freeze this just like normal white rice. . This was my first time using gobo and now I love it. Cut the chicken thigh into 3/4 inch (2 cm) slanted pieces. Yes, it means cat food, and it refers to the leftover food for cat that’s typically rice and katsuobushi or other ingredients, not visually looking good. It’s windy and chilly these days. , I am delighted to have learned the Japanese Takikoml Gohan .It is number 1. So I’d say this is a (easy and) delicious ingredient to ensure the flavor. Maybe there is a better way to enjoy it? , Thank you! I would soak them to rehydrate completely first before cooking in the rice cooker as I’m not sure if it’s enough time for hydrated. Anyhow, I did make this with 2 rice cooker cup of rice, and it was perfect! It should be same amount as regular rice cooking as it is for rice cooker. I made an all mushroom version and it was delicious! Strain the Shiitake Dashi into a bowl through a fine mesh strainer to get rid of dirty particles. This is very important so that when you add to the rice cooker bowl, you won’t incidentally add any extra water that’s not called for in the recipe which could dilute the seasonings. Your email address will not be published. I am pescaterian. One of the easiest ways to include more vegetables in your diet is to add vegetables in your rice. Hi Nami, I wonder if it’s a typo in the ingredients list: “2 rice cooker cups uncooked Japanese short-grain rice (½ cup, 360 ml)” I believe it’s should be 1-½ cup instead of ½ (US) cup? Hi Nami! Hi Jennifer! So sorry you have hard time finding these ingredients. Japanese Cooking 101 © 2018 Oishii America. Thanks again for your help! , 菜 – yellow flower菜の花 or “vegetables” in Chinese language 美 – beautiful 子 – child. I place a smaller bowl on top to keep the mushrooms submerged in the water at all times. Would love to learn how to make stovetop. So, thank you for posting this! it’s one of my quick go-to favorites. Takikomi Gohan. My daughter loves it in her bento too. For freezing and reheating rice info is here: https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-freeze-rice/, Microwaving is an easy method for reheating the leftover food, but since you don’t have it, you have to re-steam it in the pot (or steamer). dashi (Japanese soup stock; click to learn more), Tsukemono – Misozuke (Miso Pickling) 味噌漬け, September & October 2016 Email Subscriber Giveaway (Worldwide) (Closed), https://www.justonecookbook.com/instant-pot-review-recipes/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-freeze-rice/, Mushrooms – king oyster, maitake, shimeji, etc. Besides the basic ingredients I mentioned above, these are other popular and seasonal ingredients used in Takikomi Gohan. FYI, you don’t have to do Step 4 with fresh shiitake mushrooms. Do this around the time your rice is done cooking, and add to the steamed rice. Wishing you smiles and a sunny heart : ). mirin to the rice. And I’m so happy you like my recipes too. A simple Takikomi Gohan is made with white rice, carrots, burdock root (gobo), konnyaku (a wobbly jello-o like slab made of taro/yam), deep-fried tofu pouch (aburaage), and shiitake mushrooms. It usually has a hot spot and ideally it’s best to use a heavy bottom pot (like Dutch oven) or donabe to make rice. Thanks for the takikomi gohan recipe. It’s one of the famous Japanese (many) methods of cooking rice. Well we all encounter regular Web barriers out of surprise – I remember one FB occasion where I couldn’t post anything. in re-scaling quantities. Make a lengthwise cross-shape incision about 1 ½ inch deep at one end. May be it is not an authentic rice bowl. . Some of you might wonder which method is better, and here are my thoughts. =P. what can i replace with if i do not have gobo and konnyaku? I made the rice according to instructions with the omission of devil’s tongue jelly. Hi Nami..can I replaced the burdock root with onion? Oh, yeah! It’ll cook fine for sure, but I just worry about how much rice will be wasted on the bottom of the pot. Hi Sara! How’s your life in Japan so far. we’ll make Yakimeshi (Chahan). Unlike Takikomi Gohan where uncooked rice and other ingredients are cooked in the same pot, Maze Gohan is the cooked rice mixed with cooked and seasoned ingredients. The flavours were good & I think this would be a nice fall/winter meal. However, it also means that the ingredients are being cooked the same amount of time the rice is being cooked, so the ingredients can become harder and tougher. WHAT IS TAKIKOMI GOHAN? Hope you enjoy this recipe! Thank you so much for trying this recipe and I’m so glad you enjoyed it. You can, but in Japan, we soak short-grain brown rice for 6 hours (at least) to 12 hours before cooking to get the right texture. This word has been adopted to refer to taste-enhancing ingredients used in rice and noodles. 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