Korean Ingredient Glossary

Korean Ingredient Glossary is my effort to catalog as many Korean cooking ingredients as possible (the list will grow over time) to help you on your Korean cooking journey.

Condiments and Sauces

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Grains and Beans

black soybeans piled on small glass bowl

Black soybean

서리태

Nuruk fermentation starter inside plastic bowl

Nuruk

누룩

red beans or adzuki beans on white dish

Red Adzuki Bean (Pat)

korean rice cake flour maepssalgaru piled on shallow bowl

Rice Cake Flour (Powder)

멥쌀가루, 떡가루, 습식쌀가루

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Protein

pile of dried soup anchovies on white plate

Dried Anchovies

마른멸치

whole bugeo (dried pollock)

Dried Pollock

황태

Fish Cake Soup -Boiling

Fish Cake

어묵

Rinsed jellyfish for Korean jellyfish salad (haepari naengchae)

Jellyfish

해파리

whole mackerels displayed on ice

Mackerel

고등어

Pike Mackerel displayed on ice

Saury

꽁치