Daikon radish and Konnyaku Dengaku (miso glaze)

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Daikon and Konnyaku Dengaku (sweet miso glaze) is a Japanese appetizer that reminds me of my trips to Kyoto (where tofu is a specialty). Some of my tastiest memories are eating the dengaku glazes in the many restaurants that serve it. I took that nostalgia and desire to eat more miso and applied it to daikon radish and konnyaku. The flavor is perfect, with a delicate balance between sweet and salty. This dengaku miso glaze is one you can apply to many different vegetables. If only you dare...


  • 5-6 in slices of daikon (1in thick and scored into quarters, about 1/4 deep on both sides)
  • 4 cups togijiru (water used to rinse rice)
  • 2 cups dashi (half strength)
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 piece konnyaku (cut into triangles)
  • 1/4 cup miso paste
  • 1/4 tsp dashi powder
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp mirin
  • 2 Tbsp water


  1. Peel and slice the daikon into 1/2 in slices. (Optional: smooth out the edges on the sides to create a rounded look. You can also smooth...
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Daikon radish and Konnyaku Dengaku (miso glaze)

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