Japanese curry has always been a trend to the Japanese people especially by the way it taste and the way it satisfies the hunger and craving for most people who will eat this. This food actually originated from Japan but the roots in history goes way back to the Indians and the way they introduced the spices to the whole world. Curry is made from the root-plant called turmeric. Turmeric has many benefits including the prevention of bloating and forming of gases inside the stomach; it also has that aroma which soothes and heals the person’s mind. Going back to Japanese curry, it has been differently created and is different from other curry recipes of the other countries. Sometimes, in other countries such as India and Philippines, they use curry as a sauce and soup on their broiled chicken and also serve as gravy on their rice. But in Japan, it serves both, either eating it with rice or eating it without the rice.
To make Japanese curry rice is troublesome when you don’t have the necessary and important ingredients. But when making Japanese curry rice, the important ingredient I the curry powder or the curry cubes and the meat. Without these ingredients or any one of these are lacking, then the recipe, the food, and the dish would not be called Japanese curry rice. To make Japanese curry rice is very easy and also requires you some patience. The steps to create them are simple and here are the steps:
- Cut the vegetables, potatoes, and carrots, and meat into bite size pieces.
- Heat the oil and then cook the meat in the pot until it turns brown, then take the meat out.
- In the same pot, fry the cut onions for 8 minutes; don’t burn the onions for it will make the curry bitter. After frying the onions, add water to the pot and then boil the carrots and potatoes until soft.
- While boiling add also the meat; then add the curry cubes and powder after 3 minutes of boiling.
- You can also use the optional seasonings like adding apricot jam, ketchup, Worcester sauce, and soy sauce.
- After everything, serve then eat. Enjoy the taste!
Nothing beats Japanese curry when eating it with cold water and in a cold season, also suits when you are very hungry. Moreover, your curry’s spiciness will depend on the curry cubes you have bought. Just make sure you have everything prepared before cooking curry and ask help if you can’t do it alone.