Kouhaku Namasu (Red and White Salad)

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Member 610488

Kouhaku namasu combines lightly preserved daikon radish and carrots for a delicious red and white dish that is a staple of New Year’s meals.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the daikon and carrot. Make slices about 2.5 inches long.
  2. Put sliced daikon and carrots in a bowl. Sprinkle salt on them. Lightly knead them and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. When daikon and carrot have become pliant, squeeze out excess moisture by hand. Mix in the rice vinegar, sugar and soy sauce, and let sit in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes. It’s now ready to serve.

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