By Danny Chu
Konnyaku is a jellied yam cake that may come in different colours depending on the added ingredients. It has little taste on its own, but is commonly used in Japanese cooking for its springy texture.
High in dietary fibre with almost zero calories, it is a popular choice among weight watchers.
Prepare the miso sauce by heating sesame oil in a saucepan. Lower heat and add red miso, sake and sugar. Stir to mix well until sugar is dissolved and set aside. When it is cooled, add lemon juice and mix well.
Rinse konnyaku and knead firmly. Cut into 1-cm (½-in) thick slices.
Boil a pot of water and add in konnyaku pieces. Simmer for about 5 minutes. Remove and p