How to Store Nagaimo Yam

How to Store Nagaimo Yam

You can buy a whole nagaimo yam, since it will keep fresh a long time.


Nagaimo yam
as needed
Paper towels
2 sheets
Rubber band


1. Peel the skin from the amount yam that you will be use. Likewise, if you are grating it, peel the skin from the amount of yam you will be grating.
2. Remove the moisture (starchiness) by wiping the surface with a paper towel.
3. Wrap the cut side with a new sheet of paper towel.
4. Secure the paper towel with a rubber band, and it's done. Store it in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator.
5. Before using the yam again, trim off the dried surface.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to be able to use up an entire yam before it spoiled.