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3 Ways To Make Dashi (with Video)

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: dashi, soup broth
Author: Nami
Learn how to make Japanese dashi stock at home with 3 simple methods today!


For Dashi Packet:

  • 2-3 cups water (420-720 ml; See Notes)
  • 1 dashi packet (9 g)

For Dashi Powder:

For Homemade Dashi:


  1. Please check out the tutorial video here.

Recipe Notes

Water: Use 2 cups of water for rich dashi and 3 cups for regular use.  


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