Kyoto Prefecture

Ujikintoki (Shaved ice)

Ujikintoki (Shaved ice)
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Ingredients (For 4 persons)

  • Uji green tea 5g (1 tbsp)
  • Granulated sugar 100 g
  • Hot water 70 ml
  • white bean flour 50g
  • water about 45ml
  • ice about 800g
  • Grain red bean paste (Kyoto Dainagon azuki beans, etc.) 100g

How to cook

  • 1. Heat sugar and water to dissolve and make a syrup.

  • 2. Add a little of the heated syrup to the matcha tea, strain it through a tea strainer, knead it, and gradually pour in hot water to make matcha syrup. If there are any lumps of matcha, scrape them with a fine strainer.

  • 3. After removing the heat, put the mixture in the refrigerator and chill it well.

  • 4. Put the white bean flour in a bowl and add water little by little to make a dough as thick as an earlobe.

  • 5. Divide the dough into 12 pieces and roll them out to about 2 cm in diameter.

  • 6. Boil plenty of water in a pot and boil the white dumplings for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • 7. Make shaved ice for 4 people using a shaved ice machine.

  • 8. Top with green tea syrup, shiratama and sweet bean paste.

provider : TOMIZ (Tomizawa Shoten)/cuoca

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.