Buchimgae

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Buchimgae
Banga buchimgae (Korean mint pancake) (Agastache rugosa).jpg
Banga-buchimgae (Korean mint pancake)
Alternative namesKorean pancake, buchim, jijim, jijimgae, jijimi, jeonbyeong
CourseAppetizer, banchan, anju
Place of originKorea
Associated national cuisineKorean cuisine
Main ingredientsFish, meat, poultry, seafood, vegetable, flour, eggs
Korean name
Hangul부침개
Revised Romanizationbuchimgae
McCune–Reischauerpuch'imgae
IPA[pu.tɕʰim.ɡɛ̝]

Buchimgae (부침개), or Korean pancake, refers broadly to any type of pan-fried ingredients soaked in egg or a batter mixed with other ingredients.[1][2][3] More specifically, it is a dish made by pan-frying a thick batter mixed with egg and other ingredients until a thin flat pancake is formed.[4]

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Buchimgae[edit]

Jeon[edit]

Jeon is a dish made by frying a mixture of seasoned sliced or minced fish, meat, and vegetables in oil. Ingredients are coated with wheat flour prior to pan-frying the mixture in oil.[6]

Bindae-tteok[edit]

Bindae-tteok is a dish made by grinding soaked mung beans, adding vegetables and meat, and pan-frying until the mixture has attained a round and flat shape. No flour or egg is added in bindae-tteok.[7]

Jangtteok[edit]

Jangtteok is a dish made by adding wheat flour to gochujang or doenjang (soybean paste). Vegetables, such as Java waterdropworts or scallions, are added and the mixture pan-fried in oil into a thin flat pancake.

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  1. ^ Allchin, Catherine M. (8 March 2016). "Korean pancakes are salty, savory, sublime". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  2. ^ "buchim" 부침. Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  3. ^ Kim, Rahn (30 September 2014). "Guess the most searched words about Korea". The Korea Times. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
  4. ^ "buchimgae" 부침개. Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  5. ^ Ro, Hyo-sun (8 August 2014). "Hobak buchim (zucchini pancakes)". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
  6. ^ "jeon" . Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  7. ^ "bindae-tteok" 빈대떡. Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 8 December 2016.