4 vegetarian Japanese cooking recipes to try at home

Japanese cuisine has a lot going for vegans and vegetarians. From delicious curries to nourishing salads, Japanese cuisine has something for everyone other than delicious sushi or soothing ramen. Japan’s culinary mix uses mild, distinct flavors and often relishes non-spicy foods for maximum healthiness and nutrition. Here we bring you lip smacking vegetarian recipes Japanese dishes that you must launch at home to satisfy your cravings.

  1. Japanese vegetarian curry

Ingredients required

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 onion (sliced)

  • 1 carrot (sliced)

  • 1 bell pepper (diced)

  • ½ eggplant (sliced)

  • 50 grams of mushrooms (sliced)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 tablespoons of butter

  • 200 grams of all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon garam masala

  • 2 tablespoons curry powder

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Method

  • Take a container and heat the butter in it. Add the all-purpose flour and mix well so that it does not form lumps. Cook until the mixture changes color.

  • Now add the curry powder, cayenne pepper and garam masala and mix well. Reserve this mixture.

  • Heat the oil again in the pan, add all the vegetables to it and fry well. Cover the lid and allow the vegetables to steam for 5-10 minutes or until tender.

  • Add the vegetable broth to the vegetables and cook until boiling.

  • Now add the prepared masala to it, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • Lower the heat and enjoy with rice or chapati.

  1. The vegetarian bowl

Ingredients required

  • 1 onion (chopped)

  • 1 block of tofu (diced)

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon chilli paste

  • 1 carrot (sliced)

  • 1 cucumber (sliced)

  • 1 avocado (diced)

  • 50 grams cabbage (chopped)

  • Lemon juice from 1 lemon

  • 50 grams of brown rice (cooked)

  • Sesame seeds

Method

  • Take a frying pan and heat some oil in it. Now add the tofu and sauté it well. Keep it outside and set it aside.

  • Now heat another tablespoon of oil in the same pan and sauté the onion, cabbage and carrots. Add soy sauce, chili paste and brown rice and mix well.

  • Stir in lemon juice and serve with sesame seed garnish.

The vegetarian bowl

  1. Garlic miso soup

Ingredients required

Method

  • Take a saucepan and boil some water in it. Now lower the heat and add some miso to it. Stir well so that the miso dissolves completely without lumps.

  • Now add the remaining ingredients to the mixture and stir well until the mushrooms and tofu soften.

  • Stir and serve.

Garlic miso soup

  1. cucumber salad

Ingredients required

Method

  • Take a bowl and mix the sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, chili paste and salt.

  • Now thinly slice the cucumbers.

  • Pour the prepared mixture over the cucumber, mix well and leave to marinate for about 30 minutes.

  • Serve, sprinkling sesame seeds on top.

cucumber salad

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