Korean cooking ingredients

Mung bean jelly starch powder

Cheongpomuk-garu 청포묵가루

Mung bean starch is sometimes mislabeled as “green bean starch” in English by Korean manufacturers, probably because mung beans look like green beans when they’re in the pod.

Mung bean jelly starch powder

Mung bean jelly starch powder

Recipes that use mung bean jelly starch powder (cheongpomuk-garu):

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2 Comments:

  1. Toto Bonn, Germany My profile page joined 6/10
    Posted August 12th, 2010 at 8:46 am | # |

    I guess this powder is like the japanese konnyaku right?
    The difference is that konnyaku is not made with mung beans.

    • 54thinbobo San Jose, CA My profile page joined 3/11
      Posted March 2nd, 2011 at 6:34 pm | # |

      Actually, the texture of the end product is different from Konnyaku. Konnyaku is chewy but this is not . = ))) I want to say the texture resemble more to the Japanese Yōkan, except this is not sweetened. Maybe the texture is in between Konnyaku and Yokan?


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