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Mitarashi Dango (Sweet Rice Dumplings) made with Tofu and Rice Flour

Mitarashi Dango (Sweet Rice Dumplings) made with Tofu and Rice Flour

This recipe is so easy, you can fix these up in an instant.
They're soft and delicious.

Ingredients: About 20 rice dumplings

Rice flour (joshinko)
100 g
Tofu
120 g
● Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
● Mirin
1 tablespoon
● Sugar
2 tablespoons
● Water
1 tablespoon
● Katakuriko
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Combine rice flour and tofu until the dough is malleable, then roll into small, meatball-sized balls.
2. Prepare the mitarashi sweet sauce while waiting for the water to boil. Mix together all ● ingredients, microwave for 1 minute at 500W, then stir again.
3. Once the water comes to a boil, drop in the balls of dough, and boil until they rise to the surface.
4. Coat the dumplings from Step 3 in the sauce from Step 2.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe since I wanted to use up rice flour.