Namasu Recipe

Namasu RecipeNamasu is a Japanese sunomono dish. Namasu made with daikon radish and carrot is one of Japanese New Year's food as they express celebration colors of red and white.

Learn how to make Namasu by following this simple recipe.


• 1 lb daikon radish, cut into about 2 inch long thin strips
• 1/4 lb carrot, cut into about 2 inch long thin strips
• 3/4 cup dashi soup stock
• 1/3 cup vinegar
• 3 Tbsp sugar
• 1 Tbsp sake


1. Put a pinch of salt over the carrot and daikon and leave for about 20 minutes.
2. Rinse them and squeeze to remove excess water.
3. Put daikon and carrot strips in a large bowl.
4. Put dashi, vinegar, sugar, and sake in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
5. Pour the vinegar mixture over carrot and daikon

Makes 4 servings

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