切り干し大根 KIRIBOSHI DAIKON : Shredded and Dried Japanese Radish
Japanese radish shredded and dried is an excellent preserved food ingredient. It fits to a variety of other ingredients e.g.deep-fried Tohu "ABURA-AGE", carrot, etc., especially by simmering. It can also be easily rehydrated and served without cooking. Even the water used to soak the dried radish is a good stock. Its nutrient composition is rich in fiber and minerals e.g. calcium and iron;low-fat and low-calories. The characteristic of Kiriboshi-Daikon has much more possibilities in today's diet. In this modern society with diverse foods issues, we are bound in duty for further utilization of such possibilities.
福山市立女子短期大学紀要 39, 33-42, 2012