Easy with Dangoko Tsukimi (Moon Viewing) Dumplings

Easy with Dangoko Tsukimi (Moon Viewing) Dumplings

Since this recipe uses dango-ko, you only need to knead the dough with water, and then to boil the dumplings to finish.
This recipe also includes instructions to make easy mitarashi an.

Ingredients: 4 servings

200 g
140 ml
~ Mitarashi An
●Soy sauce
60 ml
●Granulated sugar (or any type of sugar)
5 1/2 tablespoons (80 g)
100 ml
1 tablespoon (12 g)
●Kombu for dashi stock (optional)
3 cm square


1. Prepare the mitarashi an: Pour the ● water into a pan. Add the dashi kombu and let it sit for 15-30 minutes.
2. Add all the other ● ingredients to the heated saucepan. Using a rubber spatula, stir and cook the mixture until it becomes thick and transparent.
3. Making the dango: Add the measured water into the dangoko. Knead well until it's as soft as your earlobes.
4. Shape into balls about the size of your thumb.
5. Place them into the boiling water. When they float up to the top, boil for another 2-3 minutes. Transfer to iced water to finish!
6. I served mine with boiled adzuki beans, and kinako besides the usual mitarashi an. Enjoy with your favorite sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made these dumplings since my son wanted have a moon viewing party.