Mutton Meat Shimotsu-to Curry
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Mutton Meat Shimotsu-to Curry (anime)
Chef Hisako Arato
Primary Ingredients Curry
Various Herbs
Cuisine Type Chinese
(Herbs and Medicine)
Dish Type Medicine Curry
Menu Category Main Course
Media Appearances
Manga Debut Chapter 52
Anime Debut Episode 21

Mutton Meat Shimotsu-to Curry is a dish made by Hisako Arato during the 43rd Annual Tōtsuki Autumn Election's Preliminary Round.


Unlike most of curry dishes, this dish is both a natural medicine and delicacy. With the combination of spices and traditional medicinal herbs, you will be able to refresh yourself in just an instant!


  • Leeks
  • Onions
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Mutton
  • Shaoxing Wine
  • Grain

Spices Edit

  • Shimotsu-to
    • Tōki (Japanese Angelica root)
    • Senkyū (Szechuan Lovage)
    • Jiō (Chinese Foxglove)
    • Shakuyaku (peony root)
  • Turmeric
  • Star anise
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Coriander

Real FactsEdit

  • Shimotsu-to (四物湯) literally means "Four Substance Decoction". In Chinese, it's known as Si Wu Tang.
  • Tōki (当帰) is Japanese Angelica root (Angelica acutiloba). In Chinese, it's called Dōngdāngguī (東當歸).
    • The original Chinese medicine uses Chinese Angelica Root (Angelica sinensis), commonly known as dāng guī. The one used in the curry is the Japanese adaptation of the Chinese formula.
  • Senkyū (川芎) is Szechuan lovage or Cnidium rhizome (Ligusticum striatum). In Chinese, it's called chuān xiōng.
  • Jiō (地黄) is Rehmannia root or Chinese Foxglove. It's known as dìhuáng (地黄) in Chinese.
  • Shakuyaku (白芍) is Chinese white peony root. In Chinese, it's called bái sháo (白芍).
  • Shimotsu-to has numerous healing properties: [1]
    • Tonifies and invigorates the blood.
    • Regulates the liver, harmonizes the menses, and alleviates pain.

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