Sweet rice

Chapssal 찹쌀

Despite its name, this rice is not sweet at all. It’s much stickier than usual short grain rice, which is why it’s also called “glutinous rice” – because it’s like glue, not because it contains gluten.

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Store in a cool, dry spot in an airtight container. Look for it with other grains in Korean grocery stores, other Asian markets, and some supermarkets.

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Recipes that use sweet rice (chapssal):

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4 Comments:

  1. batman910 Hong Kong SAR China My profile page joined 3/15
    Posted March 11th, 2015 at 12:46 am | # |

    Thank you Maangchi :) Love your recipe.

  2. GInger
    Posted March 25th, 2009 at 9:19 am | # |

    Is it possible to use normal white rice or sticky rice instead?

  3. Maangchi New York City My profile page joined 8/08
    Posted March 21st, 2009 at 9:28 pm | # |

    Nhi,
    no, I’m using normal short grain rice (known as sushi rice) to make rice.

  4. Nhi
    Posted March 21st, 2009 at 2:02 pm | # |

    Hi Maangchi,

    Is this the same rice that use to cook steam rice I normally get at Korean restaurants?

    Thanks!

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