NIDANGO (dumpling soup) for February

Nidango, Cup noodles of our time

Long long time ago before WWⅡwhen the whole Yabo village (Kunitachi today) was in food shortage, people cultivated wheat and grinded with a stone mill at home to make it into flour. To feel a long lasting fullness, elastic dumplings were preferred in the past. It can be called Country mum’s veggie snack.



wheat flour and water to make dough
vegitable leftovers in kitchen
soy sauce


Step 1

Starts with kneading wheat flour to make dough.


Step 2

Simmer cut vegitables while raising dough.


Step 3

Bring broth to a boil and add dumplings.
Reduce heat and cook dumplings 4-5 minutes and season with soy sauce.



Serve dumplings in broth and warm yourself.
Enjoy abundant vegiatable umami in it.