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How to Make Momiji Oroshi (Spicy Grated Daikon Radish)

How to Make Momiji Oroshi (Spicy Grated Daikon Radish)

If you add homemade momiji oroshi to your hot pot, it'll become spicy and delicious.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Daikon radish
10 cm worth
Red chili pepper
1

Steps

1. Since this is for 2 servings, I used a quarter of a daikon radish. If making more, use an entire one. Skew a hole in the middle with a cooking chopstick.
2. Remove the seeds of a chili pepper, soak in water, and cover the tip of the chopstick.
3. Skew the chopstick with the chili pepper into the daikon. If using an entire daikon, stick 5 chili peppers into the round.
4. Remove the chopstick and grate on the side with the chili pepper.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made momiji oroshi at home because the color of the bottled store-bought version looked unnatural.