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Korean rice cake (garaetteok)

21 mayo, 2021

Also know as ttok or tteok, Korean rice cake is a cake made from rice flour that is steamed. This quirky Korean dish is considered a holiday meal and is often eaten throughout the year.

There are several types of Korean cake, but this time we will make a garaetteok. If you want to learn how to make korean rice cake, keep reading and get to work. You will see that you do not need to be an expert or have special utensils, in Free Recipes we show you a simple way to prepare this recipe with few ingredients so that you do not stay without trying it. Best of all, you can make it quickly in your microwave, so let’s get cooking.

4 diners
Very low difficulty

Additional characteristics:
Cheap Cost, Gluten Free Recipe, North Korean Traditional Recipe

Ingredients to make Korean Rice Cake:

How to make Korean Rice Cake:


To start the Korean rice cake recipe, mix in a bowl rice flour, salt to taste and hot water, adding this last ingredient little by little until obtaining a smooth and a little lumpy texture.

Trick: bowl or container must be microwave safe.

Korean Rice Cake Recipe - Step 1


Cover the bowl with plastic wrap leaving a hole uncovered and heat the preparation in the microwave for 1 minute. Depending on the power of your microwave, it may take 2 to 5 minutes.

Korean Rice Cake Recipe - Step 2


You may notice that the color of the dough changes slightly and becomes a bit transparent. At this point, it is time to knead. You can support yourself with a rolling pin and hit the dough to make it more elastic. Keep kneading until you get a very smooth and homogeneous texture.

Korean Rice Cake Recipe - Step 3


To create the Korean rice cake, form a cylinder approximately 1 cm in diameter and cut churros 10 cm long.

Korean Rice Cake Recipe - Step 4


Drop a few drops of sesame oil on the cakes and they are ready to eat. That’s how easy it is to prepare korean rice cake! With the garaetteok ready you can make other recipes, we will explain it to you below!

Korean Rice Cake Recipe - Step 5

If you liked the recipe for Korean rice cake, we suggest you enter our category of Recipes for Other cereals.

Korean rice cake and other recipes

Korean rice cake is tasty on its own, but it can also be roasted or toasted and topped with honey or condensed milk. In addition, garaetteok is also used to prepare a very popular street dish in Korea, the tteokbokki, where the cake is fried in a thick and spicy sauce.

This garaetteok recipe is considered the basis of other Korean variants, whether sweet or spicy, and it goes very well with beef, pork, chicken and even seafood. Without a doubt, it is a very original recipe that you can prepare with few ingredients and that is practical and easy, so go ahead and prepare this Korean rice cake recipe and surprise your family with a different dish.

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