Carrot and Daikon Salad (Namasu)
Carrot and Daikon Salad (Namasu) – Japanese cuisine recipe, this salad is prepared for New Year's celebration. This dish is very popular among the Japanese, as the combination of bright colors - white daikon and red carrots is considered lucky.
Carrot and Daikon Salad (Namasu) Ingredients
- Daikon 8 cm
- Carrots 2 pcs
- Rice vinegar 4 tbsp
- Sesame 1 tbsp
- Powdered sugar 3 tbsp
- Salt 1 tsp
Carrot and Daikon Salad (Namasu) Recipe
For the carrot and daikon salad according to the Japanese recipe, peel the carrots and daikon and cut into thin strips 5 cm long. Salt chopped vegetables, mix and set aside for 30 minutes. After the vegetables, put in a colander and squeeze out the released juice.
Mix powdered sugar with rice vinegar, pour the mixture into vegetables, mix and set aside the salad for at least a day. During this time, the vegetables must be stirred periodically. Before serving, mix the salad again, put on a dish and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Also namasu salad can be served with a piece of boiled egg, smoked salmon rolls with cucumber. You can also serve a small cup of warmed sake with a salad of carrots and daikon.