Korean carrot - Asian spicy vegetarian salad
korean carrot - classic recipe

Korean carrot

Spicy Korean carrot is a new dish on the daily table. This tasty and cheap carrot salad - is a variant of Korean kimchi - and perhaps, the only way to eat fresh carrot daily. To prepare this carrot salad, you will need a special grater and seasoning spice mix which you can buy on the site. Good news is: with this set you can cook korean carrot at home - any time, any day, in 10 minutes.
Why grater: If you use an ordinary grater or cut carrots into short strips by hand, it may affect the taste - carrot may have lot of juice - and the taste of the salad may become too sweet and wet. Korean carrot salad well harmonizes well with any meat and fish dishes and serves as a powerful appetizer. The secret of the dish lies in its composition, which includes pepper mixture, garlic, coriander, vinegar and, of course, carrots. Spices increase appetite, improve digestion, and garlic is the remedy in the fight against colds and some cardiovascular diseases. For cooking, carrots do not undergo heat treatment, all the beneficial properties of a fresh vegetable are preserved in it. Due to the rich vitamin composition and moderate calorie content, it can be used in dietary nutrition, but not as a main dish. With an original recipe, you can cook korean carrot at home and cabbage compare with what you have tried or never tried before. The real original taste of Korean carrot salad and the right aroma will undoubtedly surprise and delight you - discover and enjoy New Taste!

Carrot salad ingredients

Fast Recipe

Grate the carrots. Take a ready-made seasoning mix from korean-carrot.com and add 30-35 g of seasoning to 1 kg of grated carrots. Add 25-50 grams of 6% vinegar and 50-70 grams of vegetable oil. Mix thoroughly and leave in a cool place for 5-8 hours.

Original Recipe

Step 1. Peel and three carrot
Wash and clean carrot. The easiest way to do this is with a vegetable peeler. If the vegetable is dry, soak it for 2-3 hours in cold water. carrot will absorb moisture and be juicy again. For carrot in Korean, you need thin, like noodles, straws. On a regular grater, you can’t rub this one. Therefore, use a special one. (buy a grater) Put the grated carrot in a deep bowl to make it convenient to mix.

Step 2. Add seasoning
Sprinkle chopped carrot with salt, sugar, red and black pepper. You can also use a ready-made seasoning mixture for Korean carrot (buy a mix) and add seasoning spices to your taste. So, many people like the taste of ground coriander and curry in this appetizer. Add vinegar essence, mix everything with your hands and leave for 10-15 minutes. carrot should give juice.

Step 3. Fill with oil (optional)
While the carrot are infused, peel and pass the head of garlic through the press. Sprinkle them over the carrot, but do not stir. You can not add garlic, but only pass hot oil through the garlic in a colander (like carbonara pasta). In a frying pan, heat up to 200-300C (but do not boil) vegetable oil. Pour it over the garlic and partly over the carrot. Mix everything thoroughly with a wooden or silicone spatula or just two forks.

Step 4. Pack and eat
Korean Carrot are almost ready. You just need to decompose it into sealed plastic containers and put it in the refrigerator for 5-6 hours, and preferably at night.Korean pickled carrot can be stored in the refrigerator without preservatives for up to two weeks. So feel free to prepare for the future..

The original seasoning from korean-carrot.com already contains dry garlic - when cooking carrots, adding fresh garlic is optional. The taste of the already added garlic in the right concentration will appear after a few hours of storage of the salad. You just need to add oil and vinegar. Pass step 3 if so.

Note: Some people like Korean carrot with onion. In this case, it must be fried and added to the appetizer before pouring oil. You can also add roasted sesame seeds: with them, the salad will sparkle with other flavors.

Korean carrot video

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