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You might already know that Korean people eat a bowl of rice-cake soup (떡국) in the morning of Lunar New Year's Day and it symbolizes getting one year older. But what does a bowl of rice-cake soup actually look like? How do you make it? Here is our attempt to try it as well as show you how it's made.

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사골 곰탕 만두 떡국

Ox-bone broth rice-cake soup with dumplings

 

재료: 떡국 떡, 사골 국물, 만두, 대파, 계란, 소금, 후추, 김

Ingredients: thin-sliced rice cakes, ox-bone broth, dumplings, green onions, eggs, salt, pepper, seaweed(laver)

 

  1. 떡국 떡을 물에 30분 정도 불려 놓는다.
  2. 팔팔 끓는 사골 곰탕에 만두와 떡국 떡을 넣어 준다.
  3. 떡이 충분히 익으면 소금과 후추로 간을 맞춘다.
  4. 대파를 어슷 썰어 넣는다.
  5. 계란으로 지단을 만들고 얇게 썬다.
  6. 지단과 김, 고추와 같은 고명으로 마무리한다.

 

  1. Let rice cake slices sit in cold water for 30 minutes
  2. Bring ox-bone broth to a boil and add dumplings and rice cake slices
  3. After the rice cake slices are fully cooked, add salt and pepper to adjust the taste
  4. Slice the green onions diagonally
  5. Make thin slices of fried eggs
  6. Finish up by adding decorations using fried egg slices, seaweed and pepper

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멸치 떡국

Anchovy broth rice-cake soup

 

재료: 떡국 떡, 멸치, 다시마, 대파, 국간장, 소금, 후추, 계란, 김

Ingredients: thin-sliced rice cakes, anchovies, kelp, soup soy sauce, salt, pepper, eggs, laver

 

  1. 떡국 떡을 찬물에 30분 정도 불려 놓는다.
  2. 멸치와 다시마를 물에 넣고 끓인다.
  3. 끓기 시작하면 다시마를 건지고 약한 불로 15분 정도 더 끓인다.
  4. 떡국 떡을 넣어 끓인다.
  5. 떡이 다 익으면 대파를 어슷 썰어 넣고 국간장과 소금, 후추로 간을 맞춘다.
  6. 계란을 풀어 넣고 살살 저어 준다.
  7. 계란, 김, 고추와 같은 고명으로 마무리한다.

 

  1. Let rice cake slices sit in cold water for 30 minutes
  2. Boil water with anchovies and kelp in it
  3. When it starts to boil, remove the kelp and boil for 15 more minutes over a low heat
  4. Add rice-cake slices and bring to a full boil
  5. Once the rice-cakes are cooked, slice green onions diagonally and season it with soy sauce, salt and pepper
  6. Add an egg and stir the soup
  7. Finish up by adding decorations using fried egg slices, seaweed and pepper





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