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#955 Eho-Maki

In Japan, on the third of February people throw beans or peanuts to scare away the evil spirits. But that’s not all. If you want even more good luck you can eat some maki-zushi facing a certain direction. This is called eho-maki.
Ingredients
  Steamed rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Natto 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soya sauce 1 Dash
  Shichimi 2 Teaspoon
  Seaweed sheet 1
Directions

MAKING:
1)Steam the rice and set aside.
2)In a bowl combine natto along with soy sauce and shichimi and mix well.
3)Place a sushi rolling mat on the bottom or a cloth. On top place the plastic wrap and the seaweed sheet placed shiny side down.
4)Place a cup of cooked rice on the sea weed and layer it with the mixed natto and roll into a tight sushi roll.

SERVING:
5)Cut into slices or eat as a whole and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Subtitle: 
Japanese Fortune Rolls
Eho-Maki is a traditional Japanese dish that is customarily eaten on the day before spring. These hand rolled sushi aren't just easy to make, but is also believed to bring good luck. Taste or luck, this dish is worth a shot.

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