Soba noodles originated from Japan. The term “soba” means “buckwheat”, usually referring to thinly cut noodles made from buckwheat flour. It can be served with some dips or sauces. It can also be cooked in another noodle recipe such as noodle soup.
• 500 grams buckwheat flour
• 250 grams water
• Corn starch
Sift the flour using a strainer into a large container.
Add water to the flour.
Knead the dough until it slightly crumbles.
Add water now and then while kneading until the dough becomes smooth and dense.
Shape the dough into a pointed cone or a mountain peak.
Press it down from the peak.
Sprinkle a small amount of corn starch on a flat surface.
Roll out the dough.
Shape it into a rectangular shape or something closer to it.
Fold the dough for easier cutting.
Cut into straight and thin noodles.
Boil the noodles for 30-40 seconds.
Drain the water.
Rinse in cold water.
Your soba noodles are ready!
Tips and ideas:
You can serve soba noodles with sesame oil, dashi, and soy sauce.
You can use soba in cooking another recipe like noodle soup.
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xV-vEiCXXg