Last weekend, I cooked one of my favorite sweet – Mitarashi-dango (Japanese sweet dumpling) .
Dango is like Japanese style of dumpling made from mochiko (rice flour). Mitarashi dango is the dumpling covered with a sweet soy sauce syrup.
My recipe use Tofu instead of water to make dango. This is great snack for kids.
Japanese sweet tofu dumpling
- 100 g mochiko glutinous rice flour
- 130 g silken tofu
- 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 Tablespoon Mirin
- 1 Tablespoon brown rice syrup
- ½ Tablespoon corn starch
- Mix flour and tofu and Knead until soft.
- Divide the dough into equal pieces and shape each pieces into a ball.
- Boil some water and place the dumplings into the hot boiling water.When the dumplings start to surface, it means they are cooked.
- Take out the floating dumplings and immerse immediately in ice water.
- Mix all syrup ingridients and pour them into the pan and cook until syrup thickens. (Do not boil) . Constantly lift the pan and let the syrup
The different types of tofu dumplings available, and how to choose the right ones for your taste
Tofu dumplings are a popular type of meal in China, and they’re also becoming more popular in the United States. There are a variety of different types of tofu dumplings available, and it can be hard to decide which ones to try.
Here are a few tips to help you choose the right type of tofu dumpling for your taste.
First, decide whether you want them filled with pork or shrimp. If you’re looking for a more traditional Chinese flavor, try filling your dumplings with pork. If you’re looking for a more Americanized flavor, try filling them with shrimp.
Next, decide whether you want them boiled or steamed. Boiled dumplings are the most common type in China, and they’re also the easiest to make. Steamed dumplings are more labor-intensive to make, but they’re also more flavorful.
Finally, decide whether you want them served with soy sauce or vinegar. Soy sauce is the most common type of sauce used in China, but vinegar is also popular in some parts of the world. Try both and decide which one you prefer.
The varieties of dipping sauces available to sauce up your tofu dumplings
Dumplings are a favorite Chinese food dish of many people, and there are a variety of dipping sauces available to enhance the experience.
Chili dipping sauce: This is a popular dipping sauce for tofu dumplings. In addition to chili, this dipping sauce also contains soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil.
Soy sauce dipping sauce: This dipping sauce is made with soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. It is a popular choice for those who want a slightly less spicy dipping sauce.
Sesame oil dipping sauce: This dipping sauce is made with sesame oil, rice vinegar, and soy sauce. It is a popular choice for those who want a slightly more flavorful dipping sauce.
Wet soy sauce dipping sauce: This dipping sauce is made with soy sauce, water, and sesame oil. It is a popular choice for those who want a dipping sauce that is less messy.
Tofu dipping sauce: This dipping sauce is made with tofu, water, and soy sauce. It is a popular choice for those who want a vegan dipping sauce.
Garlic dipping sauce: This dipping sauce is made with garlic, water, and soy sauce. It is a popular choice for those who want a dipping sauce with a garlic flavor.