“Namasu” of Carrots and Kombu

“Namasu (vinegared dish)” is necessary for festive occasions such as “Osechi (New Year's cuisine).” It is a side dish that can be easily made in everyday cooking. The recipe using salted kombu (kelp) and sweet vinegar is an all-purpose sauce, so it will also be delicious if you change the ingredients to cabbage or Chinese cabbage.

Ingredients [4 serving(s)]

  • 1 (150g) carrot
  • 150g daikon (giant white radish)
  • 1/2 (3g) tsp salt
  • [A]
    ・5g salted kombu
    ・3 tbsp vinegar
    ・1 tbsp honey


  1. Peel the carrot and daikon and slice them into shreds.
  2. Put the carrot, daikon, and salt, rub them and leave it about for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix the ingredients [A] to make a mixture of seasoning.
  4. Squeeze carrot and daikon’s moisture tightly, and mix well the seasoning, then serve it!

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