Shiratama Dumplings Overseas: Perfect with Mitarashi


Japanese Sweets Overseas

And you can also make Shiratama dumplings with glutinous rice flour. To be precise, it is not shiratama flour but glutinous rice flour. But both are made from glutinous rice, so they can be substituted without any problem.
Type of Rice Flour Used in Japanese Cooking
Shiratama, Mochi, Joshin, Dango... So many types of rice flour is used in Japanese cooking, What's the difference?

Kinako (soybean flour), Anko (sweet bean paste), and Mitarashi (sweet soy sauce) are indispensable for Japanese sweets.

To make kinako, simply fry soybeans in the oven and mill them. It is so easy that you don’t need to bring the kinako all the way from Japan.
How to Make Homemade Kinako, Soybean Powder
Kinako is roasted soybeans ground into powder. It is often used in Japanese sweets. If you have soybeans, you can easily make it yourself.

Japanese sweets are not easy to eat when you are overseas. In fact, many of them are easy to make, so please give them a try.

Shiratama Dumplings Overseas: Perfect with Mitarashi and Kinako

Although you won’t find shiratama flour overseas, you can use glutinous rice flour to make shiratama dumplings.
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings2 people
  • Shiratama flour (Glutinous rice flour) 100 g
  • water
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