Takikomigohan

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Snapper Takikomigohan

    Red Seabream Snapper is a fish that is called ‘Madai’ in Japan, and it is known as an auspicious food. The fish is often served for New Year’s celebration and special occasions to celebrate the events. This ‘Snapper Takikomigohan’ is also a quite special rice dish, but you don’t need to wait for a special …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Salmon Takikomigohan

    If you love salmon, you would love this rice dish. Using rice cooker, it is absolutely easy to make such an elegant looking and nutritious dish. I used just salmon this time, but sometimes I add Carrot, shredded Kombu (Kelp) and some Asian Mushrooms such as Shimeji or Shiitake, and you can mix in Edamame …

  • Curry Takikomigohan

    Curry Chicken Takikomigohan

    This is curry flavoured ‘Takikomigohan’ that is popular among children. However, my recipe is not for young children because it is quite spicy. I used to cook all ingredients together using rice cooker, but later I discovered the flavour is much better when Onion and Chicken are pre-cooked. You only need one frying pan to …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Garlic Mushroom Takikomigohan

    Mushroom lovers would enjoy this dish. Rice and the sautéed Mushrooms are cooked in the soy flavoured broth of your choice. Mushroom need to be pre-cooked with Butter, but it is a quick and easy process. Butter & Soy Sauce is a yummy combination and crunchy mushrooms are simply delicious! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Short …

  • Sea Vegetables Takikomigohan

    Hijiki Takikomigohan

    ‘Hijiki’ is a dark brownish coloured sea vegetable and it has been a part of the Japanese diet for centuries. Hijiki is rich in dietary fibre and minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium. There is a health concern about the level of inorganic arsenic in Hijiki and some say it is toxic. I have …

  • Nuts Takikomigohan

    Chestnut Rice

    It is now well into the autumn in Melbourne. Most Melburnians say that the autumn is the best season. I can’t agree more. Let’s enjoy the autumn food. Today I cooked rice with chestnuts. It is quite time-consuming to prepare chestnuts but only 8 or 12 chestnuts can be prepared quite easily. And you know …

  • Beans & Peas Takikomigohan

    Green Peas Rice

    When the spring vegetables are in season, even in a supermarket, I sometimes come across fresh green peas in the pod. It’s time to cook this dish which is one of my Top 3 favourite rice dishes. It’s another very simple seasonal dish. But you only can cook it in Spring when fresh green peas …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan

    Takikomigohan is a rice dish, cooked with seasoned dashi stock with vegetables, mushrooms, chicken or other ingredients. ‘Kinoko (Mushrooms)’ Takikomigohan is one of my favourite. In Autumn in Japan, so many different types of mushrooms are available. The famous ‘Matsutake’ is too expensive for many of us these days, but there are plenty of cheap …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Beans & Peas Takikomigohan

    ‘Sekihan’ Azuki Rice

    This dish is traditionally prepared to celebrate special occasions in Japan, because its red colour which is symbolic of happiness. The dish is called ‘Sekihan’ (Red Rice) in Japanese and basically steamed Mochi-gome (short grain glutinous rice) with Sasage Beans that are very similar Azuki Beans. These days more people conveniently cook it using rice …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Takikomigohan

    Prawn Takikomigohan

    My sister first cooked this dish many years ago. It became one of my family’s favourite dinner dishes. I altered her recipe and now I am cooking it for my own family in Australia. This dish is again so easy and delicious and your rice cooker does the job. My children always love it served …

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    Chicken Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese rice dish commonly seasoned with Dashi and Soy Sauce. Just cook Rice and Chicken and other ingredients in a rice cooker. The ingredients can be vegetables, mushrooms, meat, fish and seafood that are cooked with the rice. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients Rice 3 cups (*180ml cups) Chicken, Carrot, Konnyaku, …

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