Gluten-free alternative to starch, flour and cornmeal. Also a Japanese traditional remedy.
• Use to coat vegetables or meats. Or, mix with water to use as a thickener. Its super fine texture will give your dishes silken smoothness and lustrous appeal without any starchy flavors (directions below).
• Also use to make Kuzu-yu. It is an easy to prepare, delicious dessert beverage and traditional Japanese remedy for colds, sore throats, treatment of headaches, hangovers, and upset stomach.
100% pure, finely-ground genuine Japanese Kudzu root (Arrowroot) powder.
Easy to use. Dissolves fast without becoming lumpy.
Naturally high in iron, calcium, phosphorus and large variety of antioxidants, including daidzein.
See below for how-tos.
Dried, processed and packed using traditional Japanese techniques undergoing minimal processing.
• Ingredients: 100% pure Japanese Kudzu root powder
• Region: South Kyushu
• Net Weight: 100 grams (3.5 oz)
• Product of Japan
❤ Use Instead of Potato or Corn Starch
Mix about 3 tablespoons with 2 cups of cold water. Whisk mixture while being heated to near boil, and simmer for about two minutes while still whisking.
❤ Alternative to Flour or Cornmeal
Use Kudzu powder to coat fish, beef, pork, poultry or vegetables instead of cornmeal or regular flour.
❤ A Delicious, Healthy Beverage
Makes healthy beverage. Alternative to starch.
Mixed with hot water and brown sugar or honey, Kudzu powder makes a delicious beverage called "Kuzuyu." It has a thick, syrupy-like easy to drink texture, and is traditionally served as a hot dessert drink.
In Japan, Kuzuyu is used as a traditional cold remedy, guaranteed to keep you warm and help relieve stuffy noses and sore throats.
❤ Other Benefits
Reducing symptoms of alcohol hangover, including headache, upset stomach, dizziness, and vomiting. Also used for relieving high blood pressure, menopause symptoms and allergic skin rash, itchiness, and psoriasis.
❤ How to Prepare Kuzuyu (see picture in gallery)
1) Add about one tablespoon of kuzu root powder and brown sugar or honey (to taste) to a cup of cold water. You can mix in other seasonings such ground ginger or cinnamon if you wish. You can also use soy sauce or even Matcha tea powder.
2) Mix well with a small whisk.
3) Heat mixture in pan, while still whisking, for about two minutes or until it becomes translucent.
4) Enjoy the light and sweet taste of kuzuyu and feel your cold disappear!.