Gamja-ongsimi

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Gamja-ongsimi
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A bowl of gamja-ongsimi at a restaurant in Sokcho, Gangwon province
Type Sujebi
Place of origin Korea
Region or state Gangwon
Main ingredients Dumplings (ground potatoes, vegetables), broth
Cookbook: Gamja-ongsimi  Media: Gamja-ongsimi
Korean name
Hangul 감자옹심이
Revised Romanization gamja-ongsimi
McCune–Reischauer kamja-ongshimi
IPA [kam.dʑa.oŋ.ɕi.mi]

Gamja-ongsimi (감자옹심이) is a variety of sujebi (a dumpling soup) in Korean cuisine, consisting of dumplings made from ground potato and chopped vegetables in a clear broth. It is a local specialty of Gangwon province, South Korea, where a lot of potatoes are cultivated and harvested due to the cold weather. It has a relatively bland taste with a broth usually made from anchovies. The name is a combination of two words; gamja (감자), meaning potato in Korean; and ongsimi (옹심이), the Gangwon dialect term for saeyal (새알), a small ball made of grain flour served in soups or porridge.[1][2]

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