“Harusame-Salad” Glass Noodles Salad
Glass noodles are made of a potato starch or a mung bean starch.
Japanese glass noodles “Harusame” are almost made of a potato starch.
Here these are made of mung bean starch “Ryokuto-Harusame”, an imported production from China.
What difference between a potato starch and mung bean starch as raw materials for glass noodles?
– Mung bean starch : Gelatinization temperature is higher than potato starch and it forms a rigid gel upon cooling. Glass noodles of mung bean are resilient.
is a common glass noodle made of a potato starch. 春雨（はるさめ） literally “spring rain”
is a gralls noodle made of a mung bean starch . 緑豆春雨（りょくとうはるさめ） literally “green bean harusame”
is a starch. 澱粉（でんぷん） literally “starch powder”