Natto Curry

This is a simple curry recipe using a ready-made curry base.  Natto goes great with curry.  Most Japanese curry restaurants will have natto curry on their menu, so if you don’t have time to make your own, you can try ordering it.  Natto curry also makes a great vegetarian dish without the beef.

Prep-time: 1 hr

Natto Curry

Natto Curry

Serving size: 4 people


  • Natto
  • 2  Carrots
  • 1 Fuji apple  (or any apple you prefer)
  • 1 Potato
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Curry cubes (half of a full packet)
  • 1 tblspoon oil
  • 4 Cups of water
  • White rice (optional)
  • Beef (optional)
  • 20g Dark chocolate (optional)


1. Heat up oil in a pot and add the thinly sliced onions.
2. Once onions are soft and caramel brown in color, add the chopped carrots, apple and 3. potato with 4 cups of water.
4. Let it simmer for about 30-40 mins, (but make sure you stir frequently if you are using a pot with a thin base for it will burn the vegetables), and add water if it is evaporating too quickly.
5. Add the curry cubes and chocolate and stir until both are completely dissolved.
6. Let it simmer for another 5 mins. If curry is too watery, let it simmer for longer to let some water evaporate.
7. Serve the curry over natto and rice.  Some people like it with just natto.

One Response to “Natto Curry”

  1. koji says:

    This curry also goes great with natto stuffed hamburg!