Japanese Style Curry Udon Noodles (Karei Udon)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I love the idea of the mixture of curry in this traditional udon noodle recipe! If you haven't tried udon noodles: they are a thick noodle used in many Asian recipes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, heat the oil. Add the flour and cook, stirring for a minute over low heat. Add the curry powder and cook another minute. Whisk in the hot vegetable stock all at once: it will thicken almost instantaneously. Add the soy sauce and syrup and cook until thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon.
  2. Cook the udon noodles in a large pot of boiling water. When al dente, drain well, rinse and place into 4 large bowls. Fill each bowl with curry sauce, top with scallions and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Tastes just like the soup I buy at my favourite Japanese restaurant! I did however make it in a much smaller portion, skipped the syrup and used about half the required stock. It makes it thicker and the flavours stronger. Add veggies and life is perfect.

Chefaiath April 19, 2010

This recipe was amazing! I cut the oil and stock, used brown rice udon and added steamed cauliflower and toasted sesame.

Liz1317 January 06, 2014

While the taste is pretty good, I would have preferred the sauce thicker and with rice..

Lizzie Rodriquez November 30, 2011

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