You can cook Kkakdugi (Cubed Radish Kimchi) using 21 ingredients and 19 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Kkakdugi (Cubed Radish Kimchi)
You need 1 of Daikon radish.
Prepare 16 grams of Salt.
Prepare 15 of ★ Small dried sardines (niboshi).
It’s 2 of pieces ★ Kombu.
It’s 1000 ml of ★ Water.
You need 160 grams of ▼ Rice.
Prepare 23 grams of ▼ Dashi soup stock.
You need 100 grams of ◆ Onions.
You need 53 grams of ◆ Garlic.
You need 30 grams of ◆ Ginger.
It’s 5 of ◆ Korean red chili peppers (red).
Prepare 90 grams of ◆ Japanese plum extract.
You need 60 grams of ◆ Sardine extract.
It’s 30 grams of ◆ Fermented krill.
You need 50 grams of ◎ Korean red chili powder (for kimchi).
You need 50 grams of ◎ Red chili powder (seasoning).
Prepare 1/2 bunch of ☆ Green onions.
Prepare 1/2 bunch of ☆ Chinese chives.
Prepare 30 grams of Sugar.
You need 12 grams of Salt.
You need 30 grams of Toasted sesame seeds.
Kkakdugi (Cubed Radish Kimchi) step by step
Thoroughly rinse the daikon radish, and peel the skin with a peeler. Set aside the stalk end and root end. Do not discard..
Chop the daikon radish into 2 cm rounds, dice them into 2 cm square cubes, then place them in a large bowl. Set aside the triangular shaped pieces..
While chopping the daikon into cubes, place the ★ ingredients, the triangular shaped daikon pieces and the root end into a large pot with water to prepare the broth..
Thoroughly rinse the stalk end, and cut the undamaged leaves into 2 cm lengths..
Combine the cubed daikon and the leaves, add salt, lightly toss, and let sit for 1 hour. Do not rub the salt in..
After 30 minutes, gently toss to evenly distribute the salt. Do not rub the salt in..
Turn on the heat under the pot from Step 3, reduce it to medium-low heat after bringing it to a boil, then simmer for 30 minutes to make the broth. Do not let it boil..
After about 1 hour, thoroughly drain the daikon and leaves from Step 6..
After the broth is finished, prepare the yangnyeom. Put the rice in a bowl, pour in the hot broth, then process with a hand mixer..
Process the rice and broth from Step 9 into a thick paste-like porridge, and transfer it to a large bowl..
Prepare the ◆ ingredients to add to the porridge from Step 10. Remove the seeds from the red chili peppers, then roughly chop them with the onion, garlic, and ginger to make them easy to process, then add them to the porridge..
Pulse the porridge with the added ingredients, check to make sure that the red chili peppers are finely processed, then turn off the mixer..
You should be able to buy the Japanese plum extract at a Korean specialty shop. You could also substitute it with sweet syrup or a mild honey, but you will need to adjust the amount of sugar that you add..
Add the plum extract to the porridge from Step 12, mix well, let it sit for 10 minutes, then stir again. Then the yangnyeom is ready..
Place the daikon and leaves from Step 8 into a bowl, chop the ☆ ingredients into 2 cm lengths, add them with 250 g of the yangnyeom from Step 14, and evenly combine..
Gradually mix in the sugar and the salt, and season to taste..
Add the toasted sesame seeds and mix..
It's done! Enjoy the three distinct flavors of freshly pickled kkakdugi, marinated kkakdugi, and sweetly acidic kkakdugi.
Store it in a Tupperware container with a lid, let it sit for a day at room temperature, then store it in the refrigerator from the next day onwards..