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Introduction of Japanese food that can be easily cooked．
Niku Jaga (Simmered meat and potatoes)
|Ingredient (two servings)
200 gram thinly sliced beef
4 small potatos
1 llarge carrot
1/2 large onion
1/2 pack Japanese itokonjac (string type konjac)
40 gram peas
2 half cups dashi soup （Japanese KATSUO DASHI）
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce （Japanese SYOYU）
1 teaspoon cooking oil or olive oil
Potato is cut to 4-6 pieces. Soak in water.
Cut carrot into bit pieces.
Cut onion into pieces smaller than the potatos.
Cut itokonyaku and beef into a easy to eat size.
Peas are boiled.
Boil itoKonjac for 2 minutes and drain off.
How to cook.
(1) Heat oil in pan. Lightly brown meat.
(2) Do not cook meat completely. Add onions, itokonjac, potatoes and carrots.
(3) And add dashi soup, sugar and soy sauce.
(4) When these boilsed down, reduce heat. And add peas.
(5) Skim the scum that may foam to the top.
10 cm square of dried kelp.
15 gram katsuobushi(slice dried bonito).
3 cups of water.
How to cook.
Wipe surface of Kelp and put into pot with water, heat them on middle heat.
Remove kelp when kelp comes up on surface.
Just before coming to a boil add katsuobushi, after 5 seconds turn off heat.
Prepare strainer covered with thin cloth on top.
Instant dashi soup
If you have no time, use packet or instant soup stock. There are powder of dried bonito, konbu and niboshi in the acket. Put the packet in pan and pour water and heat. As soon as water comes to boil, turn off heat.
Konjac(Konnyaku) is good for your health !!
Konjac is food that included a lot of dietary fibers. This makes the intestines move active. And, this has an effect of promptly putting out the poison in the body. After all, konjac will prevent the large intestine cancer, and is effective in the obstipation. Further, the dietary fiber has the effect of lowering the blood sugar level and the cholesterol level. Therefore, it is effective in the prevention and the treatment of arteriosclerosis and the sugar diabetes. Recent years it is advocated that konjac has the effect of exhausting to outside the dioxin and P・C・B, etc which accurate and become problems in the body.
The following site explains about konjac in English in detail.
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