Natto Mochi

Natto Mochi

  • Serves 2
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Combining two beloved Japanese foods into one tasty snack, this natto mochi will keep you full until dinner. Natto is a Japanese health food made from fermented soy beans, with a strong flavour and odour that make it a subject of much controversy among lovers of Japanese cuisine. In this recipe its distinctness is complemented by daikon, spring onion, and another Japanese classic, grilled mochi rice cake.


• 1 pack natto
• 1 mochi rice cake
• 1cm portion of  daikon
• 1 spring onion

How To Prepare

  1. Chop the mochi into roughly 8 pieces. Be careful when chopping and make sure no pieces end up shooting off and ending up on the floor.

  2. Grill until the mochi begins to puff and turn golden brown. In the meantime, chop up the spring onion and grate the daikon. Gently drain the daikon in a fine-meshed sieve.

  3. Using chopsticks, stir in the sauce sachet to the natto (if your natto doesn’t include sauce, use 1 tsp of soy sauce instead). Arrange the mochi on a plate, stir together the daikon and natto then serve on top and garnish with spring onion.