How to Make Perfect Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker

Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker. Great recipe for Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker. I was about to make amazake in the rice cooker as usual, but I was using it for something else. Amazake requires only two or three ingredients.

Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker Koji + cooked rice An easy way to maintain the right temperature is to use a rice cooker or a slow cooker set on warm. I have a Brød & Taylor Bread Proofer & Yogurt Maker (affiliate link,) which I use for most of my ferments. Then you can serve it hot or cold. You can have Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker using 5 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker

  1. Prepare 300 grams of Brown rice cooked as usual.
  2. It’s 300 grams of Water.
  3. It’s 100 grams of Dried koji rice malt.
  4. You need of Equipment.
  5. You need 1 of Yogurt maker.

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Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker step by step

  1. Prepare cooked brown rice. This is 3 rice cooker cups (540 ml) of brown rice (measured before cooking) with 1/3 a rice cooker cup (60 ml; measured before cooking) of adzuki beans, cooked the usual way..
  2. Put the cooked brown rice and water in a sauce pan. Simmer for about 10 minutes, and it will become like rice porridge. Turn the heat off and let it cool down to 60°C..
  3. Break the rice malt up with your hands and add it to the pan. Mix well to blend with the rice porridge..
  4. This is how it looks with the rice malt mixed into the porridge..
  5. Transfer this to the yogurt maker, and keep it warm (If you can set the temperature, set it to 50 to 60°C)..
  6. Taste it 12 hours later. If it's really sweet, switch the yogurt maker off. Mix the porridge up 2-3 times during these 12 hours..
  7. The rice grains and beans will still be intact..
  8. If you don't like it to be grainy, puree it in a blender..
  9. The result is a thick, creamy amazake cream that has a subtle adzuki bean taste..
  10. You can use this amazake cream as a sweetener in desserts and drinks a little at a time, so transfer it to a storage container and freeze immediately..
  11. Even if you freeze the amazake, it won't solidify due to the high sugar content. You can scoop out as much as you want to use in cooking..
  12. This is the koji (rice malt) I used..

My husband's parents had given us some summer oranges, and I also had some homemade brown rice amazake, so I made this for the first time in quite a while. Some commercial brown rice amazake is more grainy. Easy Homemade Brown Rice Amazake with a Yogurt Maker I was about to make amazake in the rice cooker as usual, but I was using it for something else. Koji is a mold that is at the heart of many different Japanese ferments. It is used to make miso, sake, amazake, rice vinegar, soy sauce and mirin.