Five Japanese Vegetarian Dishes ベジタリアン向けの日本料理
Inarizushi, fried tofu pouches stuffed with rice
Kinugasa-don, rice topped with egg, onions and tofu
Nasu dengaku - eggplant grilled with miso and mirin. Vegetarian and healthy!
Yasai tempura - vegetable fritters!
Going veggie in Japan
Rice, soybeans and vegetables, three staples of Japanese cuisine that make life easier for vegetarians in Japan!
Beware, the dishes mentioned here may vary depending on the recipe. It is best to check if any of these dishes contain meat or fish, by asking, "Niku ya sakana wa haitte imasu ka?" (肉や魚は入っていますか?). Don't hesitate to ask more questions if you are unsure.
- Inarizushi - 稲荷寿司
Small pockets of seasoned rice wrapped in fried tofu skin (abura-age). Rice can contain carrots or beans, but no meat or fish on the horizon here.
- Kinugasa don - 衣笠丼
- Yudofu - 湯豆腐
- Yasai tempura - 野菜天ぷら
- Nasu dengaku -なす田楽