Curry preparations reached Japan around the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of 20th century, and quickly became popular. Interestingly, curry was not introduced by Indians but….
by Westerners, probably the British, who brought curry dishes from their Indian colony. So, Japanese curry is unique in flavor and texture. Click the above link and find out more about Japanese curry. In The Japanese Kitchen you will find my mom’s delicious curry (page 317). She does not use flour. So, the texture of the sauce is not gooey, but is more pleasant. Click the below link and find out more about Japanese curry. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/26/magazine/26food-t.html?