- a fungus, Aspergillus oryzae, used to initiate fermentation of a mixture of soybeans and wheat in the production of soy sauce.
Origin of koji
Examples from the Web for koji
Contemporary Examples of koji
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Historical Examples of koji
The Koji is converted into moto by adding it to a thin paste of fresh-boiled starch in a vat.
The third stage consists in adding more rice and Koji to the moto, together with some water.