How to make Kimchi -

Koreans serve this as a side dish using Chinese cabbage, or radish or other vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Flavours of the Orient.

Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Sesame seeds

Cuisine : Korean

Course : Salads


Kimchi Recipe Card


Hindi: patta gobhi
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kimchi Recipe

  • Cabbage cut into 1 inch pieces 1 small

  • Sesame seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Brown sugar 4 teaspoons

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Red chillies crushed 3 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Sesame seeds (til) roasted 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sesame oil in a pan. Add brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, crushed red chillies and salt. Add cabbage and turn off the heat. Toss well. Sprinkle sesame seeds and serve.

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