How to make Oi Sobaegi -

A healthy dish prepared by stuffing cucumbers

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Chives (चाइव्ज़ )

Cuisine : Korean

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Oi Sobaegi

Oi Sobaegi Recipe Card


Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Oi Sobaegi Recipe

  • Cucumber 10 small

  • Chives 1/2 cup

  • Salt 1 cup

  • Chives chopped 1/2 cup

  • Spring onions chopped 1/3 cup

  • Pear chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 clove

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Shrimps fermented (optional) 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 4 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Rub the cucumbers with sea salt to make it soft. Cut and discard the top and bottom. Make slits in the cucumbers Take a bowl of water and salt to it and add the cucumbers.

Step 2

Combine chives, spring onions, pear, garlic, ginger, shrimps, chilli powder and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Squeeze excess water from the cucumbers and dry them.

Step 3

Then fill the cucumber with the shrimp mixture. Place the cucumbers overnight in a bowl containing little water and salt. Store the cucumbers in an sterilized bottle to used when required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.