Simmered soy beans

Simmered soy beans

Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Total time8 hrs 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Author: Yuko Asano@Kuracooking
Cost: 400 yen


  • pressure cooker


  • 700 cc Water
  • 200 g Soybeans
  • 50 g Suger
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 5 cm Kelp
  • 1/2 Konnyaku
  • 1/2 Burdock root
  • 30 g Lotus root
  • 30 g Carrot
  • a lot Love


  • Wash soybeans and soak in water, sugar, soy sauce and salt for at least 8 hours.
  • Soak kombu in water and cut burdock root, lotus root and carrot into 1 cm cubes.
  • Cut konnyaku with tablespoon and boil.
  • Heat 1 in a pressure cooker over high heat until it comes to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it sit for 3 minutes, then wait until the pressure drops.
  • Add 2, 3, and love to 4 and cook until all liquid is absorbed.


*Soybeans are rich in protein and have a good balance of essential amino acids that cannot be produced by the body. Soybeans are also good for strengthening muscles and recovering from fatigue, and are also a food that regulates hormone balance.
©2022Yuko Asano