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|Alternative names||Yomogi mochi|
|Place of origin||Japan|
|Main ingredients||Mochi, yomogi leaf; red bean paste|
|Cookbook: Kusa mochi Media: Kusa mochi|
Kusa mochi (草餅, literally "grass mochi"), also known as kusamochi or yomogi mochi, is a Japanese sweet. It is considered a seasonal dish for spring. It is made from mochi and leaves of Japanese mugwort or (more traditionally) from Jersey cudweed. It may also be filled with red bean paste.
Kusa mochi may also be used to make a kind of daifuku called yomogi daifuku.
- qingtuan, the original Chinese form of this dish, also consumed during the spring
- caozai guo, the Taiwanese form
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