“Tonburi” & “Natto” Salad

Tonburi is a seed of Bassia scoparia, which leaves and stalks turn red in the autumn.

“Tonburi” is an ingredient of local cuisine of Akita pref, Tohoku region.

Tonburi, Bassia scoparia
It is also called “Hatake no Caviar” literally “field caviar”.
Tonburi, Bassia scoparia
Tonburi, Bassia scoparia
Tonburi, Bassia scoparia
Mix Tonburi and Natto, seasoned with soy sauce.

Serve them with sliced white onion and radish sprouts, Kizami-Nori tipping.

"Tonburi" & "Natto" Salad
Tonburi mixed with grated Japanese yam

 

This is mixed with grated Japanese yam.

・Tonburi
is a seed of Bassia scoparia “Hoki-Gi”.  トンブリ(とんぶり
・Hoki-Gi
is a Japanese name of Bassia scoparia.  箒木(ほうきぎ) literally “broom tree”
・Kizami-Nori
is shred seaweed “Nori”.  刻み海苔(きざみのり) literally “shred seaweed”