Tteokbokki (떡볶이) Spicy Korean rice cakes

on Saturday, February 2, 2013

Hello fellow Dosirak-lovers,

So here a recipe for 떡볶이 (!

Read more after the break...

What I do is to take a huge pan and put the yet frozen, but washed rice cakes (떡) in it. I also add chopped carrots and odeng (fish cakes, onion and one clove of garlic. I also add half a glass of water and let it boil for 10 minutes. When the rice cakes start to get soft, I add Gojujang (spicy fermented soy paste and, if I feel like it, a teaspoon of ketchup (but you can skip that, too, it only makes a nicer color, that's why).
Let it boil and stir until the rice cakes are really soft and everything is covered in a gooey red sauce. Add roasted sesame (black or white, I used black) sprinkles on top. Voila!

Bon apetit!

PS: The side dishes are radish kimchi ( and blanched and marinated soy sprouts (


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