Rose Sushi


Rose Sushi

Rose seasoned sushi with cucumber strips
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup Japanese rice short grain
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 nos Nori sheets toasted or toast the nori sheets on naked flame each side
  • 1 no Sushi mat available at Asian store
  • Shoshoyo for dipping
  • For filling
  • 2 strips Cucumber
  • Seasoning
  • 1 packet Yukari is made of herb, shiso (perilla in English


  • Wash the rice in cold water and drain well.
  • Place the rice and water in a medium pan and bring it to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for 4 to 5 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
  • Cover and reduce the heat to a minimum and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and cool, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, cut open the seasoning Yukari, set aside.
  • Remove the rice from the pan and divide into two.
  • Put one -fourth of the rice into a small bowl with seasoning and toss well till it is evenly coated and let it cool. (shown in picture 3)
  • Cut 1 nori sheet into half and place 1 Nori sheet on the sushi mat (the longest side near the top and bottom like shown in picture 1)
  • Make small balls of the seasoned rice as show in ( pic 3) and lay it out in a star pattern. Begin to roll the mat as shown in picture 4.)
  • Place the rolled sushi aside like shown in picture 5.
  • Plain sushi :- In a small bowl combine vinegar, salt and sugar. Pour the other half of rice and toss well till uniformly coated
  • Take the other half nori sheet and spread on the mat.
  • Spread the white rice over the Nori leaving a 2cm border at the bottom and press down uniformly. :- form thin layer rice ,easier to slice)
  • Place 3 cucumber strips at equal distance from each other. :- Adjust the quantity of rice.
  • Place the first sushi roll (seasoned) in the middle over second white rice. :- Using the mat as a guide, roll the Nori up firmly from the bottom to form a cylindrical shape (like a cigar). Squeeze it gently to make it compact like shown in picture 6
  • Carefully open the sushi mat, leaving the Nori sheet rolled.
  • Cut the sushi roll in 1 inch thick slices with a sharp and damp knife.
  • :- Rose Sushi is ready!!! :- Serve the sushi with Shoshoyu and Wasabi sauce.
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