Another udon noodle in hot broth dish, this one comes with pieces of mochi. They are ready to use (note 6). Divide the noodles into serving portions (100g/3.5oz each for standard serving) and store each portion individually in a zip lock bag (note 7). Repeat for 5 minutes until the surface of the dough becomes smooth (note 3). Hailing from Okinawa, the purple sweet potato, also known as beni imo, is a delightful potato used in many desserts. Kind regards, H. Hi Heather, I have never dried udon noodles but in theory I think you can. I typically prefer fresh or pre-cooked noodles as the dried ones tend to be thinner, and don’t have the same springy texture. It’s typically prepared with inexpensive ingredients like cabbage, carrots, and onions, and yet it’s flavorful and satisfying. Udon – Udon noodles come in various thicknesses in one of three forms: fresh, dried, or pre-cooked. Form a ball and take it out onto a flat surface. This has made it a street-food staple which can often be found at omatsuri, or festivals across Japan. Take out the dough and place it on the work bench. Drizzle the sauce over everything and toss continuously until every strand of udon is coated, and uniform in color. The feet kneading is genious (I couldn’t imagine kneading by hand)! After stepping several times on the dough, roll the flattened dough into a ball and then step again. 3. Let the vegetables fry undisturbed until they start browning and then toss them around again to redistribute. There should be no large lumps in the flour (see the photo in post). Place the dough in a large zip lock bag, remove as much air as possible and seal. 100ml water is 2/5 US cup. https://japan.recipetineats.com/yaki-udon-stir-fried-udon-noodles Sometimes it even comes with a few pieces of tempura on top. Add the remaining salt water to the flour and mix well. Drain and rinse in cold water until the noodles cool down completely and the stickiness of the noodles is removed. The major steps in making Udon Noodles are: Be warned that the thickness of the freshly made Udon Noodles doubles when boiled. Boiling time of the refrigerated noodles is only slightly longer than cooking them immediately. Thanks for a great recipe. You need to flour sufficiently so that layers of dough do not stick to each other. The most typical form of this dish is in a flavorful broth with vegetables and/or proteins. Is there anyway that this recipe can be turned into cup measurements instead of ounces? Nothing beats eating the freshly made Udon Noodles straight away. I was born and raised in Japan and migrated to Australia with my family in 1981. I tried your noodle recipe today and it was wonderful. The Japanese udon noodle is a thick, somewhat chewy and light noodle made with flour, water and salt. Additionally, Yakisoba tends to be seasoned primarily with a tangy, sweet, and spicy sauce called chunou sauce. Hi Brian, per P.M’s response. Then when I scrolled down, I stopped reading the rest of the instructions, as I was totally fascinated with the kneading with the feet photos. For the vegetable lover, this hot udon noodle dish contains a wide assortment of vegetables and wild, edible plants.