New Year's Ozouni (Mochi Soup) from Aichi Prefecture

New Year's Ozouni (Mochi Soup) from Aichi Prefecture

Ozouni (mochi soup) made in Aichi Prefecture (Japan) is a simple soup made with just mochi and mochina greens. If you have married into a family from Aichi, or you moved here for work, use this recipe for reference...

Ingredients: 2 servings

Mochi (rice cakes)
Mochina greens (or komatsuna greens)
1/2 bunch
Bonito flakes
to taste
400 ml
★Bonito dashi granules
2 teaspoons
★Soy sauce
2 teaspoons
a pinch


1. Add the ★ ingredients to a pot and bring to a boil.
2. Add the mochi and mochina greens to the pot and simmer until the mochi softens. Add salt to taste.
3. Transfer to bowls and top with bonito flakes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I simplified my family recipe.