How long should I leave it out to ferment before it is safe to eat? Cut the scallions … It stays fresh longer if you keep it in the freezer. Are they Korean radish? It’s a cold weather vegetable, so the radish … Hope you try this recipe and let me know how it turns out. Andrea – Hope you get make them soon. It’s best to ferment it slowly in the fridge. Mu Doenjang Guk (Korean Soybean Paste Radish Soup), Jajangmyeon (Noodles in Black Bean Sauce), Japchae (Stir-Fried Starch Noodles with Beef and Vegetables). If it turned yellowish and smells funny, then don’t use it. Here we've reversed the proportions of radish to cabbage to showcase the radish crunch and taste. The juice is also a favorite drink when eating Korean rice cakes. This post is making my mouth water! Kimchi is no longer just another Korean pickle but a celebration of Korea’s culinary arts and traditions.”. Use a cut-proof glove if you want to cut baby carrots length-wise. Biren – I saw your kkakdugi on your blog. Or should I add more salt next time when making a new batch? The color is probably bad as well. When I tasted it before letting it sit to ferment it was perfect. Do you think any of these apply? Azusa – Thank you! How about mu saengchae? With this method, the resulting kkakdugi will have a nice thick juice.). I will need to learn eating spicy food though. Store in the refrigerator. What did you like or didn’t like about the recipe? This dongchimi (Korean radish water kimchi) tastes sweet and sour with a deep kimchi flavor when fermented. Mix well into the soup by smooshing the paste against the side of the pot with a spoon and swishing it around. It's one of my Top-3 favorite Korean stew! Also, you can cut them up into finger sizes and dry them. “Every once in a while, a landmark cookbook is published. Hi hyosun Love your blog! I made baechu kimchi and kkakdugi today and they both look pretty well, so thanks for the awesome recipes! Yes you can add more sugar but the bitterness will mellow a bit when it’s fully ripe. Gochugaru doesn’t taste good if it’s that old. The first one I pulled out last week was about 2 ft x 2 inches thick, and we used that to make your beef & radish soup. Let sit for about 30 – 40 minutes … In a very large bowl, lay down one layer of greens, then sprinkle a handful of salt on top. Thanks for visiting. Lucky Foods has a vegan kimchi we love (comes in Original and Spicy). Seoul Recipe is thriving to upgrade the most generalised Korean fast food into a delicate and well-being focused dishes by keeping its authentic flavours of Korean food. Nami – Thank you! I tried making this 2 days ago and it came out bland. I love kimchi! I have eaten large ones at restaurants & are crunchier & wanted to try that. Add cut green onions, chopped garlic and garlic powder and simmer for 5-10 more minutes. Mu guk(soup) I had almost forgotten that radish is in season! (The cubes will look big but will shrink during the salting and fermentation processes.). mu namul (stir-fried radish side dish) Do you know how to make it? Eat it with rice, noodles, or just even as a side dish with any non-Korean meals. Gently boil for 10 minutes and let cool. Thank you so much! Keep up the good work! Photo of my mother making kochujang, Korean hot pepper paste. The seasoning for kkakdugi is very similar to that of napa cabbage kimchi. (The radishes still contain sufficient water content that will be released during the fermentation process. I love kimchi but I have never tried radish kimchi. I was a bit nervous, but it doesnt taste fishy at all. Should I wash the radish after salting or just less of the juices in the end broth? We are eating it with ramen, or fried rice. You can add some fish sauce or salted shrimp (or salt) now – the sooner is the better. Thanks for visiting! Also, I didn’t put enough pepper flakes in, can I add more at this stage? Your kkakdugi will be delicious. I actually made this three times and twice it turned out perfectly! Hope this helps. It will be much better when fully fermented, so you can leave it out more to expedite the process. In the Southern regions of Korea, they also add rare fruits such as yuza, Asian citrus or pomegranates. Using red-skinned cherry radishes or French breakfast radishes gives this recipe its cheerful color. How did it go? Kkakdugi pairs well with soups like seolengtang (ox tail soup) and noodle soups but it can be enjoyed with any meals. I’m about to harvest my first crop of daikon from the garden. Hope this helps. Happy New Year! I almost always use both of these in my kimchi. It is one of the three most popular kimchi, along with Whole Cabbage Kimchi and Cubed Radish Kimchi. Bring … Did you discard the liquid after salting the radish? You can simply soak them later and make “muchim” with spicy seasoning. Which brand of kochugaru did you use? Peel the skin only if necessary. Mine comes from Korea in bulk, so I really don’t have a brand name to recommend to you. 1 hour to prepare and 2 to 3 weeks to mature, 3 pounds mu (Korean radishes), about 1 ½ – pounds each, about 3-inches in diameter and 6-inches long, 2 cups coarse sea salt, or more if needed, 4 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced, 2 ounces fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced, 1 Korean pear, peeled, quartered and cored. Hi Joyce – Thank you so much for the good words. Most notably, it is used in making the stock for Naengmyun, Chilled Buckwheat Noodles. Pickle radish in brine for 3 hrs. I have a little problem! Kimchi: It wouldn’t be Kimchi Stew without the kimchi! So you leave the minced or ground fresh shrimp raw or cook it? Korean radish has firm crisp flesh and a slightly sweet and peppery taste. Kkakdugi is my absolute favorite and I’m definitely trying this. Korean Spicy Beef & Radish Soup. Only mu will withstands heavily salted water and sustain its crispness during fermentation. Sometimes, I also use fresh shrimp which is my mother’s secret ingredient for adding extra freshness to the kimchi flavor. Here i made some kimchi soup with radish kimchi I made it all vegetarian, but it does taste good with chicken and crunchy bacon I used green onion, and leek, ginger, garlic, fresh chili peppers, gochujang, soybean been paste, red pepper flakes, and fresh mushrooms instead of meat. Thanks for visiting. Add radish… Also, you can use it for kimchi jjigae or dice them up for kimchi fried rice, etc., when fully fermemnted, if it’s still too salty. Hello Hyosun, greetings from Singapore! Each Korean household has its own ways. Can I add more sugar? Hi Hyosun, Happy New Year to you too! I gave a few containers away to some friends and I immediately regretted not making a bigger batch! Korean radish, mu (or moo), is in season! Is there anything I can do at this point to correct it? Can I add 1/2 of grated apple to this to make it sweeter and softer but yet still crunchy? Koreans do that to preserve radish for later use. Dongchimiguksu: cold noodle soup with radish water kimchi, Cucumber kimchi oisobagi kimchi and radish soup with beef, How to make Korean Radish Kimchi, Cubed radish kimchi (kkakdugi: 깍두기), Kimchi Soup (Radish Kimchi with pork bones) Part 2 of 2, Korean Radish Water Kimchi … I find myself making it differently each time. This looks amazing – I’ve been able to recreate cabbage kimchi, with varying degrees of success, but the times I’ve tried radish kimchi have been disastrous. Clean the radish with a kitchen brush and rise well. I’ll put both of them on “the menu!” . What type of salt did you use? It’s wonderfully refreshing and the radish is crispy and crunchy, the apple making it naturally, mildly sweet. and then cut further into smaller pieces. Using a mandoline, slice the radish thinly, about 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick. This is so beautiful! Leave it out at room temperature for a full day or two, depending on the room temperature and how fast you want your kimchi to ripe. Wash and scrub the radish skin with a vegetable brush. Korean radish is a variety of white radish and has firm crisp flesh and a slightly sweet and peppery taste. The kimchi soup will stay fresh for many months. *Originally posted in Nov. 2011 and updated here with new photos and streamlined recipe steps. Korean radishes taste nice and sweet in the fall and winter, so you won’t have that problem. Soup & Stew The BEST Korean Silken Tofu Soup Recipe… June 29, 2020. If I want this spicy and sweet, how many Tablespoons of sugar should I add? I’ve posted several radish dishes before, such as kkakdugi (cubed radish kimchi), dongchimi (radish water kimchi), muguk (radish soup), and munamul (stir-fried and steamed radish… Cut into 1-inch thick discs, and then cut each disc into 1-inch cubes, placing in a large bowl. Before closing the lid, press the kkakdugi down hard with your hand to remove air pockets between the radish cubes. How much? My recipe says “Drain the radishes in a colander and discard the liquid. Mu Doenjang Guk (Korean Soybean Paste Radish Soup) Sprinkle the salt over the radishes and toss well to coat evenly. Store in an airtight container or jar. I’ve made kkakdugi 5 days ago and wanted to let it sit in my kitchen at room temperature. Make sweet rice flour paste by mixing 10 Tbs water and 1 Tbs sweet rice flour with a whisk. It looked great! Repeat … I would maybe cut that in half-ish and add the shrimp paste after. Hello! “Hi Soo Shin Hepinstall has written a masterpiece. The salt level will diminish during the fermentation process. Slice it into 3/4-1 inch disks, then slice into cubes. It is one of the three most popular kimchi, along with Whole Cabbage Kimchi and Cubed Radish Kimchi. Thanks always for using my recipes and providing feedback! Sorry about the delayed response. Thanks! I salted the radish with coarse Korean sea salt. Hope you like it too. Turn over once to make sure the everything gets brined evenly. Be sure to leave at least 2- inch headspace. Japanese daikon tends to be softer, which is not ideal for kkakdugi. Peeling Korean Radish for Soup. 4. Thanks! We hope you enjoy our Spicy Korean Radish Kimchi … Making sure nothing is sticking to the pot. I have some that a friend gave me when she moved, but it is a few years past the expiration date! Although Korean radish, mu (or moo), is a cool weather vegetable, kkakdugi is enjoyed all year round! My kids are still young, so can’t take too spicy dishes as yet. It is a vegetarian recipe. You can add more sugar than what the recipe calls for to balance out the bitterness. Hope this helps. Kkakdugi is prepared with about the same ingredients and in the same way as baechu kimchi, but it’s especially juicy and crunchy. Happy New Year! It’s so cool you grow radishes in your garden. Where did the time go? As I have a mango tree, love kimchi, and know that you can kimchi anything (yay! In this updated recipe, I didn’t use fresh shrimp. So if you had it out all day, I’d strongly suggest putting it in the fridge now. Sarah – Kkakdugi is so good with sullungtang. 1 bowl of Korean Steak and Radish Soup has just 144 calories and if served using 1 cup of brown rice, kimchi and banchan dishes, also it merely stinks to 546 calories for a meal! I just tried it after week and its very good. Mix everything well. Could I put the ingredients in the blender or small food processor to make the paste? =). Wait one to two weeks before start eating. 1. Optional Ingredients and Substitutions Beef bones: If you don’t have the beef bones, increase the amount of beef. What should i do is it still edible? Add radish sticks to soup and bring to boil on medium high heat. It will continue to ferment in the fridge. It’s an easy kimchi to make! Kimchi is packed with nutrients while being low in calories. Stir-fry. An easy recipe to get your kimchi fix! But the third time, the cubes got too soft even before I put it in the fridge! The high temperature must have been it! Is it ok if i dont use the prawn? Simmer for 25 minutes or more until radishes are soft and tender. I’ve been printing several off to have on hand, but I can’t find the printer friendly option for this page. You can enjoy kkakdugi with any Korean meal, but it’s especially good with a bowl of mild soup such as seolleongtang, samgyetang, galbitang, and dak gomtang. I have one question though, I worry that my kkakdugi paste is too salty, is there any way I can do to salvage it? Besides as a soup, dongchimi juice has many uses in the Korean kitchen. I think I know what my next Korean dish will be;-) (Especially since I discovered last week a shop selling big bags of Korean chili!). I now know why my friend who lives in the UK call radish mooli . Would they taste the same? Also, I have seen people make kimchi with mangoes. Steamed Asparagus Spears with Kimchi-Scallop Topping, Kimchi Stuffed Pan-fried Bean Curd, Kimchi Tubu Sobagi, Temple Whole Cabbage Kimchi (Sachal T’ongpaechu Kimchi), Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Sobaegi Kimchi), Stuffeed Eggplant Kimchi (Gaji Sobaegi Kimchi), Radish and Cabbage Heart Kimchi (Nabak Kimchi). Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family! Unlike gochujang or doenjang, for gochugaru there are no big names. Thanks for the reminder! Pour the salt water into the jar. I'm Hyosun, and I am a Korean-American mom of two wonderful grown-up children. Rinsing will wash the flavor away. A summer kimchi that is vinegary rather than spicy, dongchimi falls into the “white” or “water” category of the many different types of kimchi. Did you use coarse sea salt? Let me know how it turns out. The fresh gochugaru will keep well for a couple of years in the freezer. However, if you think it is way too salty, you can add some water to dilute it a little now. I’ve heard some bad gochugaru does that too. Here, you will learn how to cook Korean dishes the way we Koreans traditionally eat at home. I see people talking about glutinous rice powder in the comments, but I don’t see it in the recipe. Add the pear, chunggak, fresh red peppers, and pickled green peppers. Thanks! Thanks for trying out my recipes. Let sit for about 30 – 40 minutes until the radish cubes have softened and released some liquid. Use a clean and sterilized heavy rock as a weight. Yes are they are a bit different in taste and texture, but you can certainly make kkakdugi with daikon radish if Korean radish is not available. anyunghaseyo, hyosun! I’ve been following this recipe to make Kkakdugi 3 times now. Thanks! December 7, 2020. The two kinds of radish are related but are not the same. Would you recommend? Kimchi Hot Sauce: With bold authentic flavors, this Lucky Foods original brings both heat and flavor to our soup. hi Hyosun, great pictures and instructions on your site. Kkakdugi tastes best after a week or two in the fridge to fully develop the flavors. Then again, who doesn’t? I used sea salt and tries to follow most of the measurements and portions. Hope you get to make your own! You don’t need to peel if the skin is smooth and clean. Dongch’imi is a soupy kimchi. Oh I have one question Hyosun! Or can i boil the prawn first? Add more salted shrimp or fish sauce if necessary. How do I rectify the bitterness? The main ingredient must be mu, the Korean variety radish that is tangy, sweet and firm bodied. Both are on this blog. Using the same setting, slice carrots. Strain the salt water remaining in the jar through a sieve into a 3- or 4-quart saucepan. Too salty, you say not to rinse after brining however this just ends up with extremely salty kkakdugi. I did use coarse sea salt but perhaps I was too overenthusiastic in salting the radish =P Thanks for the tip and have a great day ahead! On its own, Chinese … I’ve made this recipe once using Korean fish sauce instead of the shrimp, and it came out perfectly fine. Spicy musaengchae is made with common kimchi seasonings such as gochugaru (red chili pepper flakes), garlic, saewujeot (salted shrimp), and/or fish sauce. Hope you try to make this at home one day. It was the ultimate Korean winter comfort meal as a child.Thanks for sharing. Don’t fall for it! … After 2 to 3 days, place the green onions and mustard greens in a bowl, sprinkle with ½ cup of salt, and let sit for 30 minutes. If i dont use salted shrimp will it be fine? Do the same with the mustard green. Just love them …. Soup & Stew ... Kkakdugi is korean radish kimchi and the signature look is the cubed radish. I haven’t used apple in my kkakdugi, but I’m sure it will work. The quality of Korean red chili pepper flakes is actually the most important factor for great kimchi. Think next time will rinse. Thanks! Each times it turns out too salty and the texture of the moo cubes goes soft after 5-6 weeks in the fridge. Add the salted radishes. The sooner is the better. Let mature at room temperature for 2 to 3 weeks. I’ve got about 8-10 of similar size daikons to harvest, and we already have a big jar of Dongchimi in the fridge. Don’t use cooked prawns. Dissolve the remaining ½ cup salt into 10 cups of water and add it to a saucepan. I can imagine that this radish kimchi must be so crunchy and yummy! I know you’re busy, if you have time can you give me some ideas what do to with them all while they are fresh? Your recipes are easy to follow and my husband and his family (korean) all compliment the side dishes I make. I didnt have shrimps so I putted a bit of anchovies and more fish souce. The original version is actually more popular throughout Korea. I thought I did everything exactly…Please help! Thanks for sharing this . It went straight to my heart.”, Su-Mei Yu, author of Cracking the Coconut: Classic Thai Home Cooking-- My Korean friend always bought me “white” kimchi because he knows I don’t eat spicy kimchi. Soup & Stew Authentic Tom Kha Gai Recipe & Video. Cheers! thank you for this recipe! Thanks for visiting! Jesica – Thank you! Taste a little bit of the seasoning off of a radish cube. It’s an easy kimchi to make! Sprinkle the salt over the radishes and toss well to coat evenly. My mom will be very happy if I make this for her. However, if you can’t find saeujeot in your area, consider using some raw shrimp instead. Simply cut the radishes into cubes, salt for a short time, and then mix with the seasonings. White kimchi is pretty much kimchi without red pepper flakes. Thanks. Anonymous – Please see the note under glutinous rice powder under ingredient for how to make the paste. Having real Korean chili counts a lot too.Your kimchi looks perfect! Put gochugaru (red chili flakes, use 1 tbs for medium spiciness), sesame oil, minced garlic and cubed beef stew meat in a pot and stir-fry on medium heat for 2 min. Place the garlic and ginger in a cheese cloth pouch and place it at the bottom of the jar. I left it out for a day and a half and it was really hot…wow. If it gets too soft prematurely, it could be some ingredients or fermented too soon at the high temperature. Also, kkakdugi tends to get a little softer when it gets really old. Are you using Korean radish or Japanese daikon? Cause in my coutry have that shrimp but not like the one in the picture so what should i do? I love your recipe though and my mom thinks it’s perfect as well. Weigh them down with a heavy object. Thank you for the wonderful recipe (I have slightly modified it, but I hope it’s still komchi ). =), Hyosun, I have made your radish kimchi and it is excellent! (The radishes will be a little dry at this point, but they will release water during the fermentation process. Thx! Meanwhile, prepare the seasoning ingredients. Summer radish can be slightly bitter. Musaengchae (sweet and sour radish salad) (You could do this in the pot where you will make this jjigae. I find I liked this cubed radish kimchi in the summertime. Mix everything well, preferably by hand, until the radish cubes are evenly coated with the seasonings. After fermenting it in the fridge for 3 days, I tasted it and it is a bit on the bitter side. Thanks for the recipe! ooooohh I love these! Nutrient dense. Vegetarian recipe: This kimchi uses salt, not salted shrimp. Sorry this may not be a good news for you. Add the sliced radish and keep stir-frying for 3 min. I love your recipes! Does it really expire, and if so, what happens to it? This blog has been featured on Tasting Korea:) Please check it out. Add the seasoning mix and scallions. Hope this helps. Hi! Hi Hyosun, I was wondering if I can use daikon radish instead of the Korean radish? Aww I’m so happy to hear that! Hi Joanne, how are you? The main ingredient must be mu, the Korean variety radish that is tangy, sweet and firm bodied. Seal with plastic cover and set aside. If you don’t have any radish kimchi water, simply increase the amount of the beef broth. You said “Should I wash the radish after salting or just less of the juices in the end broth?” I’m not sure what you mean by “less of the juices in the end broth”. Darn it! It’s a delicious side dish that will add a robust spicy kick and some crunch to a meal! I guess this is the kind of preparation which gets better with practice. Hi Joyce! This is Costco Korean … Dissolve salt in a large bowl with 5 cups of warm water. I was wondering if you knew why that happened. I added more water and it turned out just right! Set it aside for a while for the red pepper flakes to dissolve a little and become pasty. However, without beef bone the soup will not have the same depth. Place the radishes back in the bowl. Hi HyosunKkakdugi/radish kimchi makes me crave for a pot of nice beef-the ox tail bone marrow(?)-soup. I bough some salted baby shrimp earlier this year. Holly – I love ox tail soup with kkakdugi too! Have you made mu namul? I get hungry looking at this article! Use this recipe but replace the salted shrimp to more fish sauce. Usually gochugaru from Korea is high quality and much more expensive with certifications from Korean food quality control organizations. … ), I wanted to try. Here’s a rare treat: a beautifully written cookbook that reveals an intimate and fascinating portrait of a rich culture unknown to Americans. Tie the green onions into a knot and place them on top of the radishes. Barbara Tropp, author of The Modern Art of Chinese Cooking and China Moon Cookbook-- Let me know if you have any other questions. It’s very refreshing, and I make it sometimes. Buy the ones with smooth skins that are firm and heavy. I enjoy kkakdugi and it is the first kimchi I learned to make from a cookbook using salted shrimp. Also, the flavor will develop during the fermentation process, so it will taste better even without more salt. Daikon Radish: Aka white or winter radish, this veggie brings a mild flavor and fun crispy texture. I used the one bought by my late MIL and the radish isn’t as red. Dongch’imi, Radish Kimchi Soup . i didn’t know what it was,just that it was very good.The next time I bought a jar the lady at the market seemed to be impressed that I was buying this type of Kimchi.I told her it was very good,and asked her what it was made of and she told me.I certainly did not relize radishes could taste so good! Are you using the liquid generated by salting the radish? In a large mixing bowl, combine radish, salt, sugar and vinegar. Cook the Kimchi in a skillet until soft. Read More... Clean the radishes by scrubbing with a brush and/or scratching off the stubborn impurities with a small knife. This is one. I haven’t posted a recipe for that yet, but it’s on my list. Thanks for letting me know. There was no expiration date on the jar. Kkakdugi tastes best when it’s fully fermented and sour. Set a side for 30 minutes and then … Thank you for sharing your great recipes with us! Transfer the radishes to an 8-quart wide mouthed jar. The name kkakdugi comes from how the radish is cut — cubed, and it’s known as cubed radish kimchi in English. hi Hyosun, it’s Joyce again (from Aug12 post). Hi! We love kkakdugi (but I hardly ever make it myself) as well as mu guk. Am I missing it, or is it just not here? Or is there something else I could use? Yup definitely too salty. “GROWING UP IN A KOREAN KITCHEN is a major contribution to the Asian culinary shelf. Hi Kathy – It should last long (months), especially if it was unopened. 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