How to Boil Mulūkhīya for Ohitashi

How to Boil Mulūkhīya for Ohitashi

This is the basic way to boil mulūkhīya. It makes a nice tasty ohitashi (simmered) side dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

1 bag
to taste
Dashi stock
Recipe ID: 1733331
to taste
Bonito flakes
to taste
as needed


1. Remove the hard stems from the mulūkhīya. Add a pinch of salt to boiling water, and boil the mulūkhīya.
2. After 45 seconds - 1 minute, soak it in cold water, then squeeze out the water.
3. Slice it finely and lightly squeeze out the water again. Transfer it to serving dishes and add bonito flakes.
4. Enjoy with dashi stock and ponzu sauce.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I like mulūkhīya, so I've been making this for ages.