Dry Curry Onigiri

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Appears in
Onigiri: Fun and creative recipes for Japanese rice balls

By Sanae Inada

Published 2018

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Dry curry is perfect for onigiri as it doesn’t contain any liquid. When cooking the curry for this onigiri, the aroma is simply irresistible!


  • Butter ½ Tbsp
  • Onion ½, peeled and finely diced
  • Japanese green pepper (piman


  1. Heat butter in a frying pan over medium heat and sauté onion until translucent.
  2. Add green pepper and carrot and cook for 1–2 minutes.
  3. Increase heat and add minced beef and pork and cook until meat changes colour. Add curry powder and mix well. Add sugar, soy sauce and sake and cook until the moisture has evaporated. Add rice to the pan and mix well