How To Cut Carrots into Flower Shape (Hanagiri)

  • Carrot Hanagiri | Japanese Cutting Technique | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    We use Hanagiri (花切り) cutting technique to create flower shape.  Here are different ways to create it.

    Method 1

    1. Cut a narrow “V” shapes into a carrot every 90 degrees and take them out.

    Carrot Flower 1

    2. Slice thinly.

    Carrot Flower 2

    Method 2

    1. Buy flower shape vegetable cutters.

    Carrot Flower 3

    2. Cut the carrot into slices and then press down the vegetable cutter.

    Carrot Flower 4

    Nejiri Ume Method

    You can also check out more advanced method, Nejiri Ume.

    Nejiri Ume

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