Kabocha Soup with Dumplings

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Author: Anita Jacobson





Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • Kabocha soup
  • 300 gram kabocha pumpkin meat, cut into cubes
  • 300 ml water
  • 100 ml soy milk
  • 1-2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon white miso paste
  • Glutinous rice dumplings
  • 100 gram glutinous rice flour
  • ~ 150-200 ml water
  • Garnish
  • thinly sliced scallions


  • Kabocha soup
    1. Boil together kabocha and water in a soup pot. Once the kabocha is tender, transfer kabocha and water to a blender, along with soy milk and sugar. Puree until smooth.
    2. Return kabocha puree to the soup pot and return to a boil.
    3. Turn off the heat, add miso paste to the hot soup and stir to dissolve.
  • Glutinous rice dumplings
    1. Place glutinous rice flour in a mixing bowl. Gradually add water and knead until the dough is as soft as an earlobe. Roll the dough into about 15-16 balls. Use your index finger to make an indentation at the center of each ball.
    2. Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil. Drop the glutinous rice dumplings into boiling water. Once the dumplings float, let it boil for another minute, then turn off the heat.
  • To serve
    1. Divide the soup into 3-4 bowls, top each with 3-4 dumplings. Serve hot with thinly sliced scallions.

Another great recipe by https://vforveggy.com.