How to make Hanami Dango

We love to eat ``Hanami Dango`` in March and April, Hanami means cherry blossams viewing party, Dango means ricecake dumpling. I would like to share the recipe of Hanami Dango. Each color express spring, the pink is cherry blossams or the sun the white is amazake(fermented rice drink) the green is spring grass Yomogi.

<ingredients> 5 sticks

90g shiratamako

90g silk tofu

15g sugar

a little red food coloring

a little matcha powder (or green food coloring)

a little cocoa powder

a little water

<method>

(1)Mix shiratamako, tofu and sugar.

 

(2)Knead it till it becomes hard as an earlobe.

(3)Divide into 3 pieces.

(4)Add red food coloring on a dough and mix well doing the same thing another dough to be green and leave the last dough white.

(5)Make small balls from each dough.

(6)Boil each color dumplings at a time. Once they float in the boiling water, cook 2-3 minutes longer.

(7)Take out from hot water, put them in a cold water.

 

(8)Dry the dango dumpling with kitchen towel.

(9)Skewer three colors dumpling the bottom is green the middle is white and the top is pink.

(10)Mix cocoa powder and a little water like colorpaints.

(11)Draw something on the dango dumpling.

(12)Done !!

☆If you like anko(sweet red beans) you can make like these the huts and words are anko☆

<日本語レシピ> 5串

材料

90g 白玉粉

90g 絹豆腐

15g 砂糖

赤い食紅 少量

抹茶パウダー(又は緑の食紅) 少量

ココアパウダー 少量

水 少量

 

 

<作り方>

(1)白玉粉と絹豆腐と砂糖を混ぜる

(2)耳たぶの堅さまで捏ねる

(3)3等分にわける

(4)1つに赤い食紅を少量をつけて混ぜる、同様のことを抹茶パウダー(緑の食紅)で行う、1つは白のまま残す

(5)それぞれの生地から、小さいボールを作る

(6)それぞれの色で1回づつ茹でる、浮き上がってきてから更に2、3分茹でる

(7)お湯から出して冷たい水に入れる

(8)キッチンタオルで水気を拭く

(9)下から緑→白→ピンクで串にさす

(10)ココアパウダーを少量の水で溶いて絵具のようにする

(11)好きなものを団子に描く

(12)できあがり~!

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