This carrot & daikon vinegared salad is a tasty side to many. This crisp cucumber salad makes a refreshing side dish or topping for a poke bowl. Namasu ( 膾) is a Japanese dish consisting of thinly sliced uncooked ( nama) vegetables and seafood, marinated in rice vinegar ( su) for several hours, pickling. Amathiphu namasu okuhweba ngaphambili. Namasu is typically served as a Japanese New Year' s dish. It is made of thinly sliced daikon and carrot strip pickled in a sweet vinegar sauce. Namasu is a sweet and tangy Japanese daikon and carrot salad traditionally served for the New Year, but also a great side dish for summer grilling! Kouhaku Namasu is a delicious and refreshing Japanese New Year' s specialty!