- 2 Japanese cucumber, cut into long sticks
- 4 inches sheets of nori (dried seaweed), cut half
- 4 cups sushi rice
- Put a half-size nori on top of a bamboo mat (makisu). Spread a half cup of sushi rice on top. Place cucumber sticks lengthwise on the rice.
- Roll up the bamboo mat, pressing forward to shape the sushi into a cylinder. Press the bamboo mat firmly with hands.
- Unwrap the bamboo mat. Cut the sushi roll into bite-size pieces.