Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Recipe: Daigaku Imo/Japanese Sweet Potato

Daigaku Imo Japanese Sweet Potato

Recipe: Daigaku Imo/Japanese Sweet Potato - Daigaku 大学 Imo 芋 literally means ' Potato ' University. IMO or sweet potato or sweet potato if Indonesia indeed thrives in Japan. Daigaku Imo is one of the types of processed foods from imo, why so-called Daigaku Imo? These foods have been popular since ancient times among the students, not only as a dessert but also as their everyday snacks. In fact, many ancient student looking for some extra money by selling this sweet sweet fried, hence its name well known as Daigaku Imo!


  • 300 grams of sweet
  • (Glaze)
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) water
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) rice vinegar
  • ½ TSP (2, 5 ml) soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds

How To Cook:

  • Cut the sweet potato into pieces the size of 3 cm. use the rangiri. Each has amply cut tapered edges. Soak chunks of sweet potato in water for about 5 minutes to remove any resin. Drain and wipe. Fried sweet during 4-5 minutes in oil heated up to a temperature of 160 ° c.
  • Mix ingredients for glaze in a saucepan. Turn on the stove and bring to a boil over medium heat. Motion-lift and move the saucepan so that its alloy evenly. When it's hot, don't stir it!
  • Test overcome by dipping its alloy drop into a glass of water. Its alloy should be soft, but not dissolved. Enter the fried sweet potato to the mix the glaze. Stir using a wooden spoon in order to ubinya as evenly. Lastly, Sprinkle sesame.

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