Super Easy Festive Namasu (Pickled Daikon and Carrots)

Super Easy Festive Namasu (Pickled Daikon and Carrots)

Namasu is a salad made from marinated daikon and carrot.
This recipe uses an easy-to-remember proportion of ingredients, so you can make it in an instant.

Ingredients: 4 to 5 servings

Daikon radish
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
Sesame seeds
to taste


1. Peel the daikon and carrot. Use a slicer or peeler to thinly julienne. Otherwise, use a knife.
2. Sprinkle the salt on the julienned daikon and carrot; this should draw the moisture out of them.
3. Combine the vinegar and sugar, drain the excess moisture from the daikon and carrot, then soak in the vinegar and sugar mixture.
4. Sprinkle on sesame seeds to taste; this makes the dish aromatic and tasty.

Story Behind this Recipe

Vinegar is good for you. Since these vegetables are generally on hand, you can make this whenever you please.