Kappa Maki (Cucumber Sushi Roll)
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I have been really busy lately and I am glad that this kappa maki (cucumber sushi roll) is something I can rely on for a fuss-free meal. The method of making it is similar to kani maki (crab stick roll). Toasted sesame seeds are to kappa maki just like Japanese mayonnaise is to kani maki – to me, this cucumber maki is just not the same without the sesame seeds. Serve it with a simple bowl of miso soup for a truly healthy, simple and meatless meal.
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This is how I cut my cucumber to make the maki. After cutting the cucumber to the desired length (about 10cm, usually halved), I line it up vertically on the chopping board and cut vertically down at the lines shown above, around the seeds. For the seeds, you can either discard or eat it.