OCHIKERON Recipe: Miso-Maru (Miso Soup Balls)

MARCH 2021 (vol. 161)

Miso-Maru (Miso Soup Balls)

Miso-Maru is made with Miso (fermented soybean paste) and dried ingredients.  You can pre-make batches of Kawaii Miso balls.  Whenever you want to enjoy a bowl of Miso soup, all you have to do is to pour some hot water over it!


Difficulty:  Super Easy

Time: 10min

Number of servings: 10 pieces


180g (6.4oz.) Miso
5g Dashi powder
5g dried Wakame seaweed
2 tbsp. freeze dried scallions
10g freeze dried vegetables


1. Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

2. Divide it into 10 portions and roll them into balls.

3. Finish with your favorite coatings and/or toppings.

Coatings/Toppings Ideas:

Fu (Japanese dried wheat gluten)
Tororo Kombu (thin sheets of dried Kombu)
Aonori (green laver)
toasted black sesame seeds
toasted white sesame seeds
diced almonds

You can keep them in the fridge for a week, in the freezer for a month.

Place 1 Miso-Maru (bring back to the room temperature) in a bowl and pour 160-180ml of hot water over it to enjoy 🙂