Simmered Arrowhead Tubers

Simmered Arrowhead Tubers

Enjoy the flavor and shape of this "good fortune" root vegetable.

Cooking time
30 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 6)

Ingredients(Servings: 6)


200 ml (6.8 fl. oz.)

1 tsp

a dash

  • Arrowhead tubers are one of many celebratory and good-fortune bringing ingredients in traditional Japanese New Year’s cuisine (osechi ryori, an elaborate array of preserved foods presented in gorgeous, multilayered lacquered boxes).
    ※Can be stored in a refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.


  1. Cut off the arrowhead tuber sprouts so that 1.5 cm (0.6 in.) of each sprout remains and slice off the bottom of each tuber so they sit flat. Peel the tubers vertically from the bottom to the sprout then place into water for about 2 minutes.
  2. Mix together (A) in a pot, arrange (1) inside and turn on the heat. Once boiling, turn the heat to low, cover the pot with a lid, simmer for about 20 minutes and then serve onto a dish.

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