Japanese curry is a popular dish all over Japan. It is readily available in various restaurants and it is also cooked at home by many. Since the curry is usually served with rice, the word “curry rice” is often used. In Japanese curry, the main ingredients are potatoes, carrots, onions, and beef. Typically the sauce itself is made of curry powder or roux, which is a mixture of essential Indian spices. The typical Japanese curry is thicker in texture, tastes sweeter, and is less spicy than its Indian counterpart.
About Kare-Raisu: Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe
During the Meiji era, Curry was introduced to Japan. At the time, the British Empire was under colonial rule over the Indian subcontinent. As such, they helped spread the amazing flavors of Indian cuisine around the world.
Curry started to be consumed in Japan in the 1870s and soon became a staple in the Japanese diet. It wasn’t until the early twentieth century, when the Japanese Navy and Army adopted Curry, that the dish began to popularize more broadly with the Japanese. For more international recipes, click here.
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