my kids love it and so my wife. Kombu already released all the flavors, so you can make Furikake or Simmered Kombu. WEEKLY! BUT it came together as promised!! Any suggestions? I’m going to try it as soon as possible. Hi Larissa! Love that you offer a vegan-friendly version – I have cooked it several times and it’s very tasty and flavorful!! I like soya, so it wasn’t a big deal, but I’ll be more careful next time. I made this recipe last night with a few exceptions. I’m so happy to hear you liked this recipe! Thank you for sharing this recipe! A meat-consumer myself, I found the addition of fish sauce to bring the level of umami that the people wanted. I can’t seem to find it anymore. Used the veggies I had. Hi Nami, Can the ramen stock including the soy milk be frozen and used for another meal? ありがとうございます! , Oops, didn’t read any further than the ingredient list-sorry! It really is amazing how the broth tastes like a real tonkotsu (pork bone broth). You can treat the hydrated shiitake as regular shiitake and use in stir fry or other recipes. Slowly bring the liquid to a boil over low heat. What would be causing a subtle sweetness to the ramen? Thank you! 30 minutes max, and you have a steaming bowl of deliciousness.. Would really appreciate your answers to these questions! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe and thank you for your kind feedback! FYI…….most vegetarians do not eat eggs. Hi Nami, if I want it slightly more spicy can I add more chili bean paste? Fresh ramen noodles can be found at Asian markets and some grocery stores. But this recipe is amazing! I used homemade soy milk and added a pinch of MSG to the dashi. I made this ramen last week, and it tasted so good! You can find a “vegetarian omelette” (with real eggs)… that might be quite confusing to some people. Thank you for your kind feedback! Hi Angelo! I think I can say okay for almond milk if you can’t use soy milk. You can use fresh shiitake too. What about reduced sodium miso? How would you rate I-Can't-Believe-It's-Vegetarian Ramen? ☺️. I really appreciate your blog and all the food ideas! Hello do you have a recipe where you can make this without the soy milk? I had kimchi, bokchoy, corn and tofu puffs for my topping. I’m not even done eating it and already trying to figure out when I’m going to make it again. This recipe provides a lovely canvas unto which you may paint your own picture. In the case, you may use more Shiitake mushroom to add more Umami flavor to your soup. I apologize for the late response. Still good though. I just feared that it might be bad to use it ^ ^. Get the … I had three friends over for dinner, and as it cooked, everyone kept coming to the pot so they could smell the broth. No problems with ramen och the chunks but this half of egg and the corn makes me just giving up…, Not at all! Thank you so much for such a wonderful recipe. The recipe says to omit for vegans, but eggs should not be in a vegetarian recipe either. Add mushrooms and kombu, then stir in 5 cups cold water. Cook the noodles. I’m happy to hear you and your husband enjoyed this recipe. Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Not only is this vegetarian ramen recipe quick to make and gorgeous, but it’s downright delicious, too! Heat remaining 2 Tbsp oil in reserved pot over medium-high. It reminds me of Tonkotsu ramen flavour. This condiment is important for a quick but delicious ramen broth. It is creamy and flavorful like pork broth. However, you can use other types of milk like almond milk or oat milk, but the taste will be different. is this okay to use for this ramen? Thank you for the step by step explanations, always so clear. , If you want to stick with the traditional ramen toppings, I recommend: However, feel free to enjoy your ramen with what you have on hand. If you happen to visit Kyoto, you can check out Mamezen for its amazing vegetarian menu using soy milk. Thank you for your kind feedback! . Hi Jon, Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback!. If you’re not vegetarian, you can totally add ground pork when you stir fry garlic and add more flavor. Great toppings! . Maybe at Step 11, you pour the soy milk too quickly and miso and everything wasn’t dissolved? You’re so talented. It was healthy, delicious and super easy to put together. The two jars in the picture above are fermented broad bean paste (豆瓣酱). Thanks! Is there any chance to make my own paste by using miso and chilli? Me and a friend wanted a reason to search through our local Asian supermarkets for ingredients and we thought it would be an adventure to make this. Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I bought the one one from Lee Kum Kee, but now the jar is empty I would like to try something more natural. Great, a vegan ramen I can prepare for my vegan friends. . xo . It’s totally YUM!! I’m so happy that you liked it. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a heavy-based pan and add the onion, garlic and ginger. My vegetarian family approved! Thanks for asking! Oh My Gosh, It was so Yummy!! I’ve been craving ramen but there aren’t any good vegetarian ramen places near me. Make sure to loosen the noodles before adding to the water and stir the noodles so that they don’t stick to each other. Do you happen to have a link to purchase it online? Add chashu toppings. LOL. Thanks! Once you’ve tried it, leave a comment below and let me know how it goes. You wouldn’t “dispose” the soaking liquid as it is flavorful water… but the liquid is more like a secondary item in Japanese cooking. Nice!! The use of soy milk also adds color, depth, and hint of delicate sweetness that rounds up the flavor of the soup. Used bonito flake for dashi instead and used 1 cup of dashi because I like a ton of broth in my ramen. My wife is vegetarian and though I am not, our favorite ramen restaurant has a spicy creamy vegan ramen that is so good I will often order it over my usual favorite tonkotsu. Thank you so much for trying this recipe! The soy milk ramen in Japan is not necessarily vegetarian or vegan-friendly. It´s used for liquids but also for powdery stuff like salt, sugar or flour. (I used your recipes for the eggs and beansprouts, too.) It seems next to impossible to find the non-spicy broadbean paste, even looking at various Asian grocery online stores in Europe, so if I want to make this for non-spicy-eating friends, I might have to try bringing some back next time I’m in Asia. Being vegetarian, there are very few options around Sydney – but your recipe is hands-down the heartiest and most delicious creamy version. I did try it with a slightly bigger kombu size, but I think I ended up doing it too big. Hi Nami, is it possible to sub soy milk for normal milk? Delicious and creamy! This is a pretty solid broth, though it is also pretty unusual and took me some getting used to. 3 – You can but you might need a lot to make it work? Hmm.. vegan broth can be made with just kombu dashi. The recipe says to set it aside and never mentions it again! To make the soup even more complex, most of the ramen soup usually contains seafood-based stock using bonito flakes (Katsuobushi 鰹節) and kelp (kombu 昆布). You just want to grind/mash it (not cut it). Thank you , Hi Melissa, Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! xo. Thank you so much for sharing this! Thank you for this amazing vegan ramen recipe. I just tried this recipe and oh my goodness it came out rich and creamy with just the right amount of salt and umami flavours I was hoping to get from this soup. I’m near the Marukai Market in Cupertino, and would like your recommendation on which miso to get. Japanese Ingredient Substitution: If you want to look for substitutes for Japanese condiments and ingredients, click here. Please note: the serving size is one for this recipe. Ramen is often meaty. Get in my belly, now ! The best part of this ramen recipe? Hope you enjoy it! I cover that step in my recipe. Appreciate it! Hi Keiko, Thank you very much for trying many of Nami’s recipes! Reduce heat to low and keep warm until ready to serve. (It had been otherwise pretty warm for Winter this year, but then we were attacked by 9 flood storms in succession!!! I am highly allergic to seaweed so I am wondering if there is any replacement that would give the same taste as seaweed. I was wondering, when you make the recipe for multiple people, do I also have to use more kombu and shiitake mushroom for the dashi or only more water? Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Nov 18, 2015. Hi Jörg! My daughter has White Miso, will that work for this recipe, or should I get the Awase or Koji miso? Me and my house mates loved it! It tasted good though, and now I am trying to find ways to finish the container of miso I just bought. . . I just wanted to say that I make this recipe almost weekly! Hi Karoline! I tasted ramen for the first time when I went to Japan and since then have been trying to find ramen of similar quality around my hometown but couldn’t. That looks wonderful and rich in flavor. When my kids were smaller, I only used non-spicy one, and gradually increase the spicy one but always used both spicy and non-spicy. Add it back in? xoxo. Easily adapted to vegan by swapping the egg for tofu, … Omg thank you!! Since I don’t get to make these Chinese sauce, I use it but not excessively or frequently. Thank you for your kind feedback! So happy to hear you liked it! I love Japanese food specially the Ramin or Udong . I can’t wait to try this, Hi Lex! Hi Alexandra! The flavours were strong and robust, it was so goood! Hi Nami! We LOOOOVE this recipe too. No entanto, minha refeição regular não é tão bonita quanto as fotos que você vê no blog. Is it hard to find Chinese chili bean paste in Berlin? Hi Catherine! Hi Leila! Please DO NOT SUBSTITUTE if you want to make a bowl of authentic ramen broth. As a vegetarian I was so tired of trying to get flavorful ramen at restaurants and this recipe was so soul satisfying! Simply leaving out the egg does not make this dish vegan as it contains bonito flakes in the dashi. Hi Angelo! Tomato paste, dried shiitake mushrooms, kombu, and a little bit of butter help to get you that rich umami-like effect. Trust me, when you add the doubanjiang, the soup will be phenomenal! I didn’t have sake so I used sherry, and I didn’t grind up the sesame seeds as much as I should have (I need to buy a mortar & pestle). Wowwww it was delicious! Set garlic oil aside. I followed the recipe very closely and it turned out absolutely wonderful. . But glad to hear you saved the food! Learn the secret of creating a super-rich & creamy broth without any meat bones. Add 1 Tbsp sake. And you went to Mamezen! Thank you for introducing kawakawa. Thank you for trying it out and writing your kind feedback here. The broth was really good, which is why I gave 2 stars but despite the tastiness if the broth was EXTREMELY greasy. Followed the recipe exactly at first (yum), then found it could be successfully riffed in many different ways. , warashiwa namae /My name is doming san , I work there before in Japan for 4 years in Hyugo prefecture . Obrigado pelo post é uma felicidade só de olhar, e depois de degustar. Thank you so much for trying my recipe! Ugh… all my white sesame seeds are probably now swapped to black and white sesame seeds. Thank you so much for making this recipe once a week! I always crave ramen when I am under the weather. So fast to cook, so much potential and flavor! I'm going to try it again with fish sauce. Maybe the heat doesn’t circulate correctly. Can’t I put them directly to the water and cook the dashi with the kelp? I’m happy to hear that you enjoy my recipes. Hi Cade! Made this tonight. We are making the ramen broth with a shortcut method, and to make it as delicious, certain ingredients are necessarily to make it happen. Miso only makes it more like miso soup… and chili… it just doesn’t have enough depth. I used almond milk instead of soy milk. I had to show them the native script, so thanks for posting all that! Estou trabalhando nas receitas da segunda temporada e espero que você goste das receitas! If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Thank you for trying this recipe and writing your feedback. You’re very welcome! Thank you very much for sharing it! Mirin has sugar in it so it’s a bit tricky to replace sake and doesn’t work in this recipe. Hi Sarah! Thank you for posting all these wonderful recipes. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Kodawattemasu has high % of koji, which gives sweetness, in miso. 2. Thanks for your hard work! We are just used to TL för Teelöffel instead of tsp, and EL för Esslöffel instead of Tbsp. It was a big porridge-like with all that milk. I did not use black sesame seeds. This recipe is so creamy, thick and simply divine!!! Press 2 cloves of garlic and mince ½ inch ginger. You’ll love it! We LOVE this easy ramen noodle recipe, comforting spicy instant ramen that's 100% plant-based, yet totally decadent and takes only 10 minutes! Thank you in advance and greetings from Vienna/Austria/Europe. Do you think, I could use Gochujang instead of the broad bean paste? Asian Food Grocer (link is also in the post) sells online. Is it possible to substitute it with Korean Doenjang or something similar? I am sorry I didn’t get a chance to leave a comment till now. It thickened in the bowl a little so next time I’ll add some water or extra dashi. I had never had ramen before but now it’s one of my favourite meals. I was in Tokyo last week and tried T’s Tan Tan in Tokyo Station. So… no more premade soups since then. I went vegetarian at the start of this year, finally making the change was my new years resolution, and I stopped eating meat "cold turkey". I’m glad to hear you liked that takikomi gohan recipe. The soup is so creamy and rich – just what I have been craving for in my ramen. This is my second time living in Japan…I’ve been vegetarian for 11 years but had never tried ramen before today because there are so few options for vegetarians. Sou péssimo em doces, não consigo dominar essa ciência exata, mas o seus é de cair o queixo como se diz por aqui. Hi Sarah-Kate! It all comes together very quickly. If you can’t find dried one in Asian store, you can just omit and use Kombu dashi (but maybe a slightly bigger size). Then add the mushrooms, greens, peppers, and green onions to cook in the broth. Easily adapted to vegan by swapping the egg for tofu, this comforting noodle bowl is ready to eat in 15 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, and white part of scallion and cook over medium-low heat until fragrant. Thank you so much for this! Very good and creamy, too!, I do have one question: do you know a brand for Dobanjiang without MSG? Stay warm in Tokyo! Add the onion, lemon grass, and galangal ginger and let cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Grind sesame seeds until they are crushed (I use. I’m happy to hear you enjoyed it! Blanched them (long beans, zucchini, kelp, pak choi) Added mirin egg, avocado, various fungi and sweet corn. Anyway, I made the ramen yesterday and it is damn delicious!! As you said, one of my friends thought the broth had meat on it, very tasty! In Japan, there is  Soy Milk Ramen (豆乳ラーメン) made of a simple combination of soy milk and ramen. Neither online nor in shops. I’m happy to hear your substitute and adjustment worked out for you! Thanks! I am so excited about this recipe! Hope that helps! Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! I’ll think about it. In a large skillet,heat the sesame oil over medium-low heat. Thank you so much for your kind feedback! Hope you enjoy this dish! You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. So you can buy kombu dashi powder + add reserved shiitake liquid (aka shiitake dashi). Is (1 1”x2” kombu) one inch of kombu times two? Hi Paula! Thank you for having some amazing vegan-friendly dishes! If you’re not vegetarian/vegan, you can substitute Awase Dashi (regular dashi) instead of Kombu & Shiitake Dashi. Once the soup and all the toppings are prepared, cook the fresh or dried ramen noodles in boiling water. I’ve added it to my regular inventory. I can’t source shiso here unfortunately but I used a plant that is native to New Zealand called kawakawa. If you read my recipe, I do that – rehydrating kombu and dry shiitake mushrooms together. Thank you! How about using ground nuts? Hi Andy! I’m never going to make this meal again, ever, it took so much work and it made me sick, that’s extremely disappointing. It tasted so good! YUM! The dashi you’re referring is called Katsuo Dashi (katsuo – dried bonito flakes) and it’s one of most popular type of dashi but definitely not the only dashi we use in Japan. , I hope you enjoy this recipe! I substituted soy milk with Oat Milk (not because I don’t like soy but I just didn’t have any), and I used just plain soy beans but I added Gochujang to make it spicy. YES! Hi Bib, We don’t recommend using cow milk for this recipe. It is a vegan friendly ramen and curry restaurant. Here are my answer. But it’s probably not as good as Mitsuwa or Nijiya. Our Spicy Vegetarian Ramen Soup is full of flavor and loaded with good-for-you veggies. xo, I’ve been wanting to cook this for ages! Thank you for your kind feedback and for trying this recipe! Do you mean the chili bean paste? You “can” but soymilk would fit to taste profile better. Add the ground sesame seeds and soy sauce. Second time around, I took out the ginger before blending and it still tasted great! Stir in sesame seeds and cook, stirring occasionally, until garlic is golden brown and crisp, about 1 minute. Great recipe! Welcome to my blog! . This recipe looks so good! Good luck with your finals! With some recent negative reviews and a certain amount of kitchen mishaps, I was sure this was going straight down the sink. Ramen was always an easy, go-to dish of mine. Wow, making for 7 people! Sure, you can do that. I’m so happy to hear you and your guests enjoyed this recipe! I added a little more water to the broth to get more servings and it was still super thickened. I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. I doubled the recipe for me and my husband. Once you get basic ingredients, it’s fairy easy to make Japanese food, and I hope my recipes and videos will be helpful. I found a web site that claimed ALL ramen noodles were vegan so I thought mine were unusual, when in actual fact they’re quite normal Maybe the dry ones…, Hello, I haven’t tried the recipe yet, but I would like to know whether I can refrigerate the soup and whether you know how long it would last in the refrigerator!? Hi Leslie! Hi Situ! I have been making many of them at home while sheltering in place. When did it become lumpy? I wasn’t able to find dried shiitake mushrooms, so I bought a pack of fresh ones. Dried shiitake is packed with flavors compared to regular fresh shiitake, so it’s not equally same. Very few options around Sydney – but your recipe is a quick homemade ramen at Mamazen have! 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