Rice

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

Published: August/25/2020

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

It's a simple Japanese local dish in which yams grated with grater are seasoned with soup stock, soy sauce, and mirin, and then eaten over rice. Because it's a simple dish, you can add miso instead of soy sauce, or add soup stock to suit your taste. It is a dish where you can enjoy various tastes.

Ingredients for Grated yam rice

  • Yam --- 200g
  • Soup stock(Japanese dashi) --- 100g
  • Soy source --- 2 tablespoon
  • Seaweed --- as needed
Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

The yam has thin roots like a beard, so please remove it carefully. This is an important process for producing a good texture.

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

1.Prepare yam

1.Prepare yam

Wash the yam with water and dry the surface with kitchen paper.

2.Remove thin roots of yam

2.Remove thin roots of yam

Place the yam over the flame to roast the surface and remove the thin roots.

3.Grated yam

3.Grated yam

Grate the yam as finely as possible to smooth the texture. If it possible, after grate yam then mush in a mortar.

4.Season the yam

4.Season the yam

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

Add the prepared soup stock and soy sauce to the grated yam.

If you are a vegetarian, we recommend you to prepare shiitake soup stock. For non-vegetarians, we recommend bonito soup stock.

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

Stir yam, soup stock and soy source well.

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

Grated yam rice (Tororo Gohan)

Sprinkle chopped seaweed over the top