Rakkyo – Japanese Shallot

Traditional Japanese Vegetable with Multiple Health Benefits



Rakkyo is the name of Japanese shallot. In Japan, it is commonly pickled in salt, vinegar and sugar, as well as in soy sauce. Pickled rakkyo is often served as acondiment with Japanese curry, also eaten as a side with other dishes.


Rakkyo is traditionally known as a kind of herbal medicine. It is considered to have health benefits including improving appetite, promoting digestion, regulating blood pressure and soothing nerves.


Obaneya currently offers the following rakkyo pickles for export.


Tamari Rakkyo Product # 1000006
Japanese Shallot Pickled in Soy Sauce,
Vinegar and Sugar
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