Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake) | How to make Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake)

By Dhara Shah  |  16th Nov 2016  |  
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Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake)by Dhara Shah
  • Prep Time

    5

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    2

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About Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake) Recipe

Today Ill show you how to make a homemade Korean rice cake called garaetteok. tteok means, rice cake. But what about garae? What is it, and what does it have to do with this rice cake? There are a few theories about that. One of them is that garae comes from the verb gaeuda which means to divide. Some people think this rice cake got its name because its always divided into pieces before its rolled and stretched. The other theory is the name comes from a Korean farming tool called a garae, which is a type of spade. A garae has 2 thick ropes attached to the side of it so that 2 helpers can pull the ropes and make the digging go faster.Some people think those ropes look a lot like garaetteok, which is how the rice cake got its name.

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Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake)

Ingredients to make Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake)

  • 2 cups of short grain rice flour (Buy it frozen or make your own)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup of boiling water ( if using a microwave, 1 cup of boiling water if using a steamer, you may need more or less depending on how much moisture is in your short grain rice flour, see the note above)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

How to make Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake)

  1. To make the rice cake in a microwave:
  2. Combine the rice flour, salt, and boiling water in a bowl. Cover it with a plastic wrap, leave a small gap to let the steam release. Microwave it for 2 minutes. Then mix the rice cake dough with a rice scoop or wooden spoon. Recover with the plastic wrap and cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Spread 1 tsp sesame oil on your cutting board. Put the hot rice cake in the oily spot on the cutting board. Pound it with a pestle for about 5 minutes, until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  4. To make rice cake in a steamer:
  5. Combine the rice flour, salt, and boiling water in a bowl. Line a steamer rack with parchment paper. Add the rice cake dough and steam for about 25 minutes over high heat.
  6. Spread 1 tsp sesame oil on your cutting board. Put the hot rice cake in the oily spot on the cutting board. Pound it with a pestle for about 5 minutes, until it becomes smooth and elastic. The rest of process is the same as the method of using a microwave oven.
  7. Serve as it by sprinkling oil and red chilli powder on it, which adds spiciness and enhances the taste!

My Tip:

You could use these rice cakes to make other Korean dishes as well.

Reviews for Korean Garaetteok (Long Cylinder- Shaped Rice Cake) (2)

M G7 months ago

You stole this recipe straight off of maangchi’s website and pretend like it is your own.
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Shiva Pande2 years ago

Wow, it is a really innovative recipe!
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