Ginger Sesame Veg Soba

Soba noodles can show you a different look with a variety of toppings, and entertain your tongue with a variety of types of sauce. Sometimes toppings are tempura, vegetables, meat, eggs…the choice is definitely unlimited!

Also you can play with sauce too! Usually soba sauce isn’t quite vegetarian/vegan friendly because they use bonito stock to make the soup flavorful, but if you switch the sauce to be refreshing herb flavor of ginger and sesame, it can be the food that everyone can enjoy without caring for ingredients. 

Do you want something to attract both your eyes and taste buds? Let’s cook! 

<Today’s Recipe>

Ginger Sesame Veg Soba 

ginger sesame veg soba



  • 1 stick beancurd – soaked in water and soften, then shredded
  • ½ medium carrot – finely shredded
  • 3~5 radish – finely shredded
  • Some radish leaves – boiled and chopped
  • 3~5 perilla leaves
  • 1 bunch scallion
  • ⅓ sheet roasted seaweed


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ lime for juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon ginger – grated


  1. Mix all ingredients for sauce. Set aside.
  2. Cook soba noodles. Drain and rinse with cold running water. Set aside.
  3. Transfer soba noodles in a bowl and assemble toppings.
  4. Pour sauce on soba and serve!

<Cooking Tips>

If you are planning to eat them later, store sauce and soba separately. If you combine them and keep them even in a fridge, soba noodle’s texture will be soggy and ruin the whole flavor.


Mmm, good! Bitter radish leaves give an accent and mellow bean curd wraps the whole flavor to be one! Gather a variety of toppings, and be a sobartender!

<Other Soba Recipes to Try>

For a cold night! Ginger Noodle Soup

ginger noodle soup

With refreshing gel sauce! Mexican Squash Soba with Gel Sauce

mexican squash soba with jelly sauce

Enjoyable attack from wasabi! Wasabi Soba Salad

wasabi soba salad

Enjoy home cooking and your own creation of homemade food:)

5 Comments Add yours

  1. This is such a tasty and colorful way of serving tofu. Hope to try it soon! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Tanooki says:

      Hi! This is not tofu actually, but I’m sure it will go great with tofu too😁

      Liked by 1 person

      1. I now realize the difference between tofu and ban curd. It’s great to discover a new ingredient. I’ll look for it. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  2. BERNADETTE says:

    I have never cooked with soba noodles. You have inspired me to give it a try.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Tanooki says:

      Hi Bernadette, yes please do so😁 I’m sure you won’t regret it👍

      Liked by 1 person

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