March 22, 2009

Goma Dofu (Sesame Tofu)

goma dofu (sesame tofu)
This is a traditional vegetarian dish (shojin-ryori).
Goma dofu looks like tofu.
"goma dofu" literally means sesame tofu.
( "goma" means sesame )
It is not made from soy bean.
Goma dofu is made from sesame seed , arrowroot flour, dashi-soup.

It has a rich taste and smooth texture.
We usually dip it with wasabi-jyou ( soy sauce mixed with wasabi ) and eat.


Ayie said...

Haven't tried this kind of tofu but I always like eating the regular tofu.

KitchenMaus said...

This looks like the tofu we have at home, though made of soja we eat it with caramel :D

Bridgett said...

I have yet to try tofu. Is this one of your favorites?

nobu said...

Thanks all!!

Bridgett; yes, I like it.

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