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Japanese Macca (Green Tea) Noodles - Gina_Choong - 07-17-2010

I prefer this noodle..its smells of Green Tea and tastes even better when its soaked in warm Japanese Soya Sauce Tongue

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350g Plain Flour
1 tsp Japanese Green Tea Powder
250ml water
1 tsp salt

tapioca flour for dusting

1. Mix flour, salt and green tea powder together in a mixing bowl.
2. Add water to stir till it forms into a dough.
3. Break into smaller portions to run thru the machine until it comes out smooth.
4. Run it thru the cutters.
5. dust with Tapioca flour to prevent it from sticking together.

How to serve:
Cook the noodles like you would with regular pasta.
Soak in cold water to prevent it from sticking.
Heat up 1 part Japanese Soya Sauce with 3 parts water till warmed.
Then add drained green tea noodles in to soak up.
Serve with shredded nori sheets. Usually eaten cold.

Re: Japanese Macca (Green Tea) Noodles - Gourmet_Mom - 07-17-2010

Oh yea, now that sounds good...especially with the HOT weather we're having. And William LOVES anything with soy sauce!

Okay, now one more question! Is there a difference in green tea and green tea powder? Are they interchangeable? Or could I process the green tea and use it the same way? The Asian market had had numerous cans of green tea when I looked today, but I wanted to make sure I had the right thing.

Re: Japanese Macca (Green Tea) Noodles - Gina_Choong - 07-18-2010

Green Tea powder and leaves are 2 different things.
If you use leaves, you won't get the same effect.
the leaves are cheaper, often use as weak tea without cream or sugar.