Try this Korean tteokbokki

Try this Korean tteokbokki
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Tteokbokki is a popular Korean dish that is often enjoyed as a comfort food. This rice cake which boasts of rich flavours has traditional Korean ingredients like gochujang chilli paste, and soy sauce in it. It is often enjoyed with fried eggs, fish, scallion and kimchi as side dishes. Tteokbokki is cooked in countless ways to enhance it flavours. Cream sauce tteokbokki, gungjung tteokbokki and curry tteokbokki are some of the popular varieties. You could easily make this Korean dish at home even if you do not have gochujang. Check out the recipe.

3 cups rice flour
1 cup spring onion
1 cup cabbage
1 cup cauliflower
1 cup beans
Salt as required
Hot water as required
2 tbsp corn flour
For the paste
1 tbsp ginger - garlic paste
1 tbsp chilli powder
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp red chilli sauce
2 tbsp tomato sauce
Butter as required

Add some butter, salt and hot water in the rice flour
Mix into a sticky yet soft consistency
Ser it aside to be used later
To prepare the paste, mix ginger - garlic paste, chilli paste, soy sauce, red chilli paste, tomato sauce and butter in a bowl
After ten minutes, make small balls from the dough
Roll the balls into cylinders; cut them into small pieces
Sprinkle some rice flour on them so that they won’t stick together
Boil water in a vessel
Add salt and butter in it
When the water begins to boil, add the rice cakes and the veggies
Into it add the paste too
Give everything a good mix
Add the corn flour slurry when the rice cakes is almost cooked
Allow the dish to thicken up
Garnish with chopped spring onion
Korean style tteokbokki is ready.

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