Cha Soba noodles are Soba noodles made of buckwheat flour (soba-ko) and wheat flour (komugi-ko) with the added ingredient of fresh Green Tea leaves (Ryokucha or Ocha). In Japan Cha Soba is considered a delicacy and is only consumed on very special occasions.

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  • 4 cups home made chicken stock

  • 200 gms organic cha soba

  • ¼ cup spring onions - sliced

  • 1 cup chiinese greens - blanched

  • 6 pieces fish tofu - (available from Oriental grocery shop)

  • 4 potstickers (see my recipe)

  • dash of white pepper

  • dash of sesame oil


  • 1.

    Method to prepare Green Tea Soba

  • 2.

    Cook green tea soba in rapid boiling water for 6 minutes.

  • 3.

    Drain, rinse well with cold water.

  • 4.

    Drain again and set aside.

  • 5.

    To reheat, briefly submerge in hot water.

  • 6.

    Method to boil potstickers

  • 7.

    Cook potstickers in boiling water till they float.

  • 8.

    Boil chicken stock and add fish tofu.

  • 9.

    As soon as the tofu floats, start assembling the noodle dish.

  • 10.

    In a bowl:

  • 11.

    Add warm green tea soba noodles.

  • 12.

    Top with cooked potstickers, tofu and blanched Chinese greens.

  • 13.

    Ladle hot boiling chicken soup over noodle.

  • 14.

    Season with pepper, sesame oil and spring onions.

  • 15.

    Serve the noodles piping hot.


Delicious traditional Japanese noodles with a great hint of green tea.
Easy to prepare, you can use it in any dishes that call for noodle.

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Posted by Cheryl145Report
I love cha soba and i can eat them for all meals.