Nokdu-muk (녹두묵, 綠豆- ; "mung bean jelly",) is a Korean muk, or jelly, made from mung bean starch. In its most commonly encountered form, it is also called cheongpo-muk (청포묵), which literally means "clear froth jelly," owing to its clear white color. If it is colored with gardenia, the nokdu-muk is called hwangpo-muk, which literally means "yellow froth jelly."
|Place of origin||Korea|
|Main ingredients||Mung bean|
|Mung bean jelly|
|Clear mung bean jelly|
|Yellow mung bean jelly|
Nokdu-muk is a common food for special occasions. It is often served at Korean weddings and other celebrations. Nokdumuk is also used as a main ingredient for making the Korean royal cuisine dish called tangpyeong-chae. It is made by mixing julienned nokdu-muk, stir-fried shredded beef, and various vegetables seasoned with soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, sesame seeds, salt, and sesame oil.
Hwangpo-muk (황포묵) or norang-muk (노랑묵) is a Korean food which is a yellow jelly made from mung beans. The yellow color comes from dyeing with the fruit of gardenia. This jelly is particularly associated with Jeolla cuisine, and is a noted staple food of Namwon and also Jeonju (both cities in the North Jeolla province), where it is a common ingredient of Jeonju-style bibimbap.
As with other varieties of muk (Korean jelly), hwangpomuk is commonly served in small chunks seasoned with vinegar, soy sauce, and other condiments; this side dish is called hwangpomuk-muchim (황포묵무침).
- (in Korean) Nokdumuk (녹두묵) Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine at Nate Korean-English Dictionary
- (in Korean) Nokdumuk (녹두묵) Archived 2008-09-27 at the Wayback Machine at Doosan Encyclopedia
- (in Korean) Tangpyeongchae[permanent dead link] at Doosan Encyclopedia
- (in Korean) Nokdumuk at Doosan Encyclopedia
- Namwon: "남원시 (heading 3)". Korean Cultural Centers Federation website. Archived from the original on 2005-11-18. Retrieved 2006-05-08. Jeonju: "Special". Yonhap Repere (Korean). Retrieved 2006-05-08.[permanent dead link]
- (in Korean) Huh Young-man (허영만), Daehanminguk Shikgaek Recipes 1 (대한민국 식객요리 1) p137, Gimm-Young Publishers,Inc.(김영사), Seoul, 2008. ISBN 978-89-349-2637-5