How To Make Tazuna Konnyaku 手綱こんにゃく

  • Japanese cooking has many cutting techniques, here is how to make Tazuna Konnyaku by simply making a incision in the middle of Konnyaku.

    Tazuna Konnyaku

    Tazuna means “reins” in Japanese.  You can use Tazuna Konnyaku in dishes like Oden and Chikuzenni.

    1. Slice konnyaku to about 1/8 to 1/4  inch (7-8 mm) thick.  At the center of each slice, make a 1 ½ inch slit.

    Tazuna Konnyaku 1

    2. Put the bottom part through the hole.

    Tazuna Konnyaku 2

    3. Push it in.

    Tazuna Konnyaku 3

    4. Pull out the end then it’s done!

    Tazuna Konnyaku 4

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