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Sunday, December 18, 2011

오곡밥 Ogokbap

Ogokbap 오곡밥  credit :
오곡밥 Ogokbap  is made of five kinds of grain such as rice, barley, millet, soy benas and broomcorn millet. Sometimes it is made of glutinous grains such as glutinous rice, two kinds of glutinous millet, red beans and black beans, which are rich of nutrients. It is representative of the dishes for the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.

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140 g glutinous rice
180 g non-glutinous rice
60 g black beans
80 g red beans
40 g glutinous African millet
40 g glutinous millet
3 g salt
2 cups water
2 cups red-bean-boiled water 

Soak black beans in cold water for a quarter of a day.

Boil red beans for about 10 minutes; discard the first pot of water boiled with the beans; pour fresh water back into the pot and simmer for about 10 minutes. Take the red beans out; rinse under cold water; and drain. Set aside the red-bean-boiled water to cook the rice with grains.  

Wash the glutinous millet, glutinous African millet, sticky rice, and non-glutinous rice. 

Put the readied five grains into a pot.  

Mix 2 cups of red-bean-boiled water with an equal amount of water and salt. Pour it in the pot with the grains. 
First cook over high gas for about 15 minutes. When its brought to a boil, cook for another 15 minutes over medium high gas. Let it cook for an additional 5 minutes over low flame. 

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Ogokbap recipe :
An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture.


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