Strawberry Ohagi Rice Cakes

Strawberry Ohagi Rice Cakes

These are ohagi rice dumplings filled with strawberries, like strawberry daifuku. Next time you make regular ohagi, why not try making these too?


○ Mochi rice
Uncooked rice : 2 rice cooker cups (360ml)
○ White rice
Raw rice : Half a rice cooker cup (90ml)
○ Water
Enough to cook 2.5 rice cooker cups of white rice
As needed
As needed
White sesame seeds
To taste


1. Rinse the rice and let it soak in fresh water for about 30 minutes. Cook in the rice cooker. Roast the white sesame seeds until aromatic.
2. Mash the cooked rice with a pestle while it's still hot.
3. Wrap about half of the strawberries thinly in the rice dough. Wrap the rest thinly in the anko.
4. Wrap the strawberries in the rice dough in the anko.
5. Wrap the ones in the bean paste in the rice dough. Cover with white sesame seeds.
6. Done!

Story Behind this Recipe

This is for my children, who love strawberry daifuku. Whenever I make ordinary ohagi rice cakes, I make these too.