400g Japanese glutinous rice (or you can use Sushi rice)
1 can of azuki red beans
1/2 teaspoon salt
Gomashio (black sesame seeds and salt) for topping (optional)
- Wash rice and drain in a colander.
- Cook the rice (according to the instructions on the packet) along with the azuki beans and colored liquid from the can. Season with salt and mix well.
- Sprinkle mixture of salt and black sesame seeds over the rice before serving in rice bowls with chopsticks
DrinkServe warm Sake out of a beautiful Sake set
Make a night of itServe with Yakitori Chicken, add some Japanese music. For an fun and easy Japanese evening why not get a Sushi kit and get everyone having a go at making their own? You can even cheat with the Sekihan and buy it ready mixed with the azuki beans. Add a little Japanese music too!
Take a look at some of our Japanese festivals (Matsuri), go to town and theme anything from the wildest party or most select dinner party around one of these colourful celebrations.