It’s Nanakusa-gayu day! – seven herbs rice porrige Recipe

I am do glad to pass this along. Along with blackeyed peas on Januar 1, this soup became part of my New Year food tradition. I love it when someone else presents something like this so I don’t have too. Happy New Yeat, Happy Tummy!

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After the big event “Oshogatsu” (Japanese New Year’s Day), it’s another event today, Nanakusa no sekku.
It’s seven herbs day and peaple eat seven herbs rice porrige to hope health for a new year.
What is Nanakusa no sekku

Seven herbs is

If you live in Japan, you can easily find the ingredients.
Especially this week, you can find the Haru no Nanakusa ( Spring seven herbs) package for the porrige.


1 cup of Rice
4 cups of water
1 pack of seven herbs ( only one piece for each)

1. Place the rice and water in a pot then cook for 45minutes. with lower heat.


2. During that time, Cook the herbs in boiled water for…

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