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Abekawa Mochi

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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.

Ingredients:

  • 4 blocks mochi
  • 2 Tbsp kinako powder
  • 1 Tbsp sugar

Preparation:

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

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