It's a speciality food in the area near the Abekawa river in Shizuoka, Japan. Generally, mochi rice cakes covered with kinako (soybean powder) is called abekawa mochi.
- 4 blocks mochi
- 2 Tbsp kinako powder
- 1 Tbsp sugar
Grill mochi in the toaster oven until start to bulge. Meanwhile, mix kinako and sugar in a bowl.
Boil some water in a medium pot. Dip grilled mochi in the hot water and cover with kinako. It's
best to eat right away since mochi harden quickly.
*Makes 2 servings