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Happy Girls Day★Hinamatsuri Kimono Sushi Dolls

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Ingredients
  Lotus root 1 Medium, peeled, sliced
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Shitake mushrooms 4 Medium, sliced
  Carrot 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Snow pea 10 Medium
  Kelp tea 1 Teaspoon
  Soya sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sake 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Mirin 2 Tablespoon
  Quail eggs 10 Small, hard boiled
  Eggs 2 Large
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Rice vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Cooked rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
  Sakura denbu 1 Tablespoon (dried white fish)
  Ham slice 1 Medium
  Dry sea weed 1 Tablespoon
  Black sesame seed 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and slice lotus root, shitake mushroom, carrot and snow peas.
2. In a bowl, combine water and vinegar. Dip lotus root in it.

MAKING
3. In a pot, heat water and plum kelp tea. Add soya sauce, sake, sugar and mirin.
4. Now, Add mushrooms, carrots and lotus roots. Cover the lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Boil eggs in salted water.
6. In a bowl, whisk 2 eggs with salt and pepper.
7. In a pan, heat oil and pour the egg mixture. Cook it on both sides and flip it on the plate. Keep aside.
8. Check the simmering vegetables and add snow peas into it.
9. Drain quail eggs and remove shell.
10. Take out snow peas and slice it.
11. Keep two snow peas and carrot slices aside.
12. Add rice vinegar to the pot.
13. For making sushi rice - in a large pot combine sushi rice and vegetables.
14. Add snow peas to the rice.
15. Add sesame seed to the rice and let it cool.
16. Add sakura denbu to the rice.
17. On a saran wrap, put sushi rice and make a ball.
18. Cut egg sheet into two halves and wrap over sushi rice bowl. This makes kimono for dolls.
19. Fix half a slice of lotus root with a toothpick to make fan.
20. With a tooth pick fix an egg as doll’s head.
21. With seaweed make empress long hair.
22. Make dolls eyes with sesame seeds.
23. Use carrot piece to make lips of doll.
24. Decorate it with carrot slice. Empress doll is ready.
25. For making emperor doll – using snow pea make sword of king and use seaweed to make his crown.

SERVING
26. Serve the dolls with desired sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sushi
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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