Korean Vegetable Porridge (Yachae Jook)

Korean Vegetable Porridge (Yachae Jook)

This Korean rice porridge (vegetable jook) recipe is deceptively delicious. Vegetables and rice make for a soothing, fragrant meal.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Soak the rice for at least 90 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    In a large pot, heat the sesame oil over medium heat.
  4. Step 4

    Sauté the onion, carrot, and radish for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Add the rice and stir-fry everything together for another minute.
  6. Step 6

    Add the soup stock and bring to a boil.
  7. Step 7

    Immediately reduce to a simmer and cook over medium-low heat for about 30 minutes.
  8. Step 8

    Stir and continue to cook for about 10 more minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  9. Step 9

    Serve and enjoy.