Dashi Powder (Granule) to Water Ratio

                by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  December 16, 2020
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Dashi is a Japanese broth or stock that is used as the base for several soups and other dishes. There are different types of dashi that you can make, and it depends on which type of powder you buy.

Dashi is most commonly used to add an authentic taste to dishes like Miso soup, shrimp tempura, chicken and egg rice bowls, and many more.

Dashi powder to water ratio

What is Dashi Powder/Granules?

Dashi powder and granules make it easy to prepare dashi instantly. Much like chicken stock cubes, you add the powder or granules to water.

You can find packets at any Asian or Japanese grocery store close to you. If you do not have access to one of these stores, you will be able to buy the packets online.

Also read: what is the dashi to miso paste ratio to use in soups?

Dashi powder to Water Ratio

In most cases, you will dissolve 1 to 2 teaspoons of dashi powder with 1 to 2 cups of hot water. This ratio will provide you with the perfect base stock for any Japanese cooking you are doing.

In addition to mixing dashi powder with water, you can also add it to soup or other dishes that you have already prepared.

Also read: this is the best instant dashi powder from vegan to authentic

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.