Konbu Dashi

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes

    1.25 litres

Appears in


  • 12-cm (5-in) konbu
  • 1.25 litres (40 fl oz) water


Wipe the surface of konbu with a clean damp cloth. Soak in a pot of water for at least 2 hours.

Bring the water to the boil. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Remove konbu. The konbu dashi is ready to be used.