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Kombu Dashi

2 ways of makind Kombu Dashi
Prep Time 30 mins
"water method" soaking time 8 hrs
Course all
Cuisine Japanese


  • pot


  • 20 g Kombu


"water method"

  • Soak Kombu in water overnight. (How simple is that!)

"hot water method"

  • Put Kombu and water in a pot, start cooking on low heat.
    Bring the heat to 60℃ (140℉), and keep the temperature for 20~30 mins.
  • Increase the heat to medium. Bring it to just before boiling. Take out the Kombu. If you boil the Kombu, it releases slimy property.
Keyword dashi, japanese cooking, japanese food, kitchen princess bamboo, kombu, kombu dashi, umami