片栗粉

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

EtymologyEdit

Originally produced from the 片栗 ‎(かたくり, katakuri, katakuri lily) (Erythronium japonicum), hence the term, it in now largely produced from potatoes, as these are much cheaper, but the term is retained.

NounEdit

片栗粉 ‎(hiragana かたくりこ, romaji katakuriko)

  1. (cooking) potato starch