Takikomi Gohan (JApanese Mixed Rice) 炊き込みご飯


  • 1/2 cup julienned carrot

  • 1/2 cup gobo (burdock root)

  • 1/2 konnyaku

  • 1/2 pack shimeji mushroom

  • 1/2 canned tuna or salmon (tuna used here)

  • 1 cup dashi

  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1/2 tbsp mirin

  • 1 rice cup of short-grained rice

  • green onion or shiso leaf (for garnish)


  1. Prepare dashi & ingredients - prepare 1 cup of dashi, cut carrot, konnyaku, shimeji mushroom, break canned tuna into pieces, wash rice

  2. Soften vegetables & ingredients - boil the carrot, gobo, konnyaku, shimeji mushroom in the dashi broth to soften, and add in tuna

  3. Prepare & cook rice - add soy sauce and mirin to rice and mix, then add in dashi + ingredients from previous step on top (do not mix with rice on bottom), add more water if necessary to reach designated line on rice cooker

  4. Serve it up - once rice is cooked, fluff it up and mix it up, then add green onion or sliced shiso leaf for garnish

  5. Enjoy!