Korean vegetarian recipes

Korean cuisine consists of many vegetarian or vegetable-centric recipes that use seasonal, locally sourced vegetables, often foraged.

apple ssamjang

Apple dipping sauce

Sagwa-ssamjang
사과쌈장

Asian chive kimchi

Buchu-kimchi
부추김치

Aster scaber side dish

Chwinamul
취나물

Bean porridge

Kongjuk
콩죽

Black sesame seeds porridge

Heukimjajuk
흑임자죽

Bok choy seasoned with soybean paste

Cheonggyeongchae doenjang-muchim
청경채 된장무침

Braised baby potatoes

Algamja-jorim
알감자조림

Yeon-geun-jorim

Braised lotus roots

Yeon-geun-jorim
연근조림

Broccoli pickles

Brokoli pikeul
브로콜리 피클, 브로콜리 장아찌

Bulgogi stew in an earthenware pot

Ttukbaegi-bulgogi
뚝배기불고기

Butternut squash porridge

Hobakjuk
호박죽

Candied sweet potato

Matang
마탕

Chestnut cookies

Yul-lan
율란

Cold cucumber soup

Cold cucumber soup side dish

Oi-naengguk
오이냉국

Cold eggplant side dish

Gaji-naengguk
가지냉국

Cooked radish side dish

Muwoonamul
무우나물, 무나물

Crunchy balloon bread

Gonggal-ppang
공갈빵

Ppottetto

Crunchy sweet potato fries

Ppottetto
뽀떼또

Cucumber pickles

Oijangajji
오이장아찌

Dessert punch with persimmon, cinnamon, and ginger

Sujeonggwa
수정과

Eggplant sidedish

Gaji-namul
가지나물

doenjang

Fermented soybean paste

Doenjang
된장

Fish-shaped bread with sweet red bean filling

Bungeoppang
붕어빵

Fried Gochujang

yak-gochujang
약고추장

Fried seaweed paper coated with glutinous rice paste

Gim-bugak
김부각

yubuchobap

Fried tofu stuffed with rice

Yubuchobap
유부초밥

Ginger cookies

Maejakgwa
매작과

Ginger tea

Saenggangcha
생강차

Ginseng jujube tea

Insam-daechucha
인삼대추차

Green chili pepper pickles

Gochu-jangajji
고추장아찌

Green onion pancake

Pajeon
파전

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장

Kale Pancakes

Kaeil-jangtteok
케일장떡

Korean lettuce salad

Sangchu-geotjeori
상추겉절이

Korean rice liquor

Makgeolli
막걸리

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

Korean-style mochi rice cake

Chapssaltteok
찹쌀떡

Lamb's Quarters side dish

Myeongaju-muchim
명아주무침

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

Mixed green salad

Gutjuli
겉절이

Mugwort rice cake

Ssuk-beomul
쑥버물

Mung bean jelly side dishes

Mung bean jelly side dishes

Cheongpomuk-muchim
청포묵무침

Mung bean sprout and cucumber side dish

Sukju-oi-namul
숙주오이나물

Mung bean sprout side dish

Sukjunamul-muchim
숙주나물무침

Mung bean sprouts

Sukju-namul
숙주나물

Pan fried tofu with spicy sauce

Dububuchim-yangnyeomjang
두부부침양념장

Pan-fried rice cakes with sweet red bean filling

Bukkumi
부꾸미

Pan-Fried Sweet Rice Cakes with Edible Flowers

Hwajeon
화전

Kaenip-jangajji

Perilla leaf pickles

Kkaennip-jangajji
깻잎장아찌

Pine nut porridge

Jatjuk
잣죽

Pomegranate tea

Seoklyu-cha
석류차

Potato & soy sauce side dish

Gamjajorim
감자조림

Potato pancakes

Gamjajeon
감자전

Radish salad

Musaengchae
무생채

Mujigaeddeok

Rainbow rice cake

Mujigae-tteok
무지개떡

Ramp pancakes

Sanmaneul-jeon
산마늘전

Red bean porridge

Dongji-patjuk
동지팥죽

Rice cake

Injeolmi
인절미

songpyeon

Rice cake

Songpyeon
송편

gyungdan

Rice cake

Gyeongdan
경단

Rice dessert drink

Sikhye
식혜

Rice with red beans

Patbap
팥밥

Rice, scorched rice, and scorched rice tea

Bap, nurungji, sungnyung
밥, 누룽지, 숭늉

Roasted seaweed sheets

Gim-gui
김구이

Sautéed sea plant

Miyeokjulgi-bokkeum
미역줄기볶음

dotorimukmuchim

Seasoned acorn jelly

Dotorimuk-muchim
도토리묵무침

Seasoned Dried Radish Strips

Mumallaengi-muchim
무말랭이무침

Seasoned seaweed

Doljaban-muchim
돌자반무침

Sesame peanut candy

Kkae-ttangkong gangjeong
깨땅콩 강정

Short grain rice flour

Mepssalgaru
멥쌀가루

gamjajeon

Simple potato pancake

Gamjajeon
감자전

Soju Watermelon Cocktail

Subak-soju
수박소주

guk-ganjang

Soup soy sauce

Guk-ganjang
국간장

Soy milk noodle soup

Kongguksu
콩국수

Soybean paste based dipping sauce for raw fish

Doenjang-banga
된장방아

Soybean side dish

Kongjorim
콩조림

Soybean sprouts

Kongnamul
콩나물

Spicy bellflower root side dish

Doraji-muchim
도라지무침

Spicy braised tofu

Dubu-jorim
두부조림

Spicy cucumber side dish

Oi-muchim
오이무침

Bibimguksu

Spicy mixed noodles

Bibimguksu
비빔국수

Spicy stuffed steamed eggplant

Gochujang gaji-jjim
고추장 가지찜

Spicy, chewy, sweet & sour cold noodles

Jjolmyeon
쫄면

Spinach side dish (sigeumchi-namul)

Spinach side dish

Sigeumchi-namul
시금치나물

Squash pancakes

Hobakjeon
호박전

Squash rice cake

Hobaktteok
호박떡

Steamed pear

Baesuk
배숙

Stir-fried garlic scapes

Maneuljjong-bokkeum
마늘쫑볶음

Sugar candy

Ppopgi
뽑기

miyeok-naengchae (미역냉채, 미역무침, Korean seaweed salad)

Sweet & sour seaweed salad

Miyeok-muchim
미역무침

Sweet and sour pork (or beef)

Tangsuyuk
탕수육

Sweet pancakes with brown sugar syrup filling

Hotteok
호떡

Sweet potato rice

Goguma-bap
고구마밥

Sweet potato starch noodles stir fried with vegetables

Japchae
잡채

Sweet pumpkin rice

Danhobakbap
단호박밥

Sweet red bean jelly

Yanggaeng
양갱

danpatjuk

Sweet red bean soup

Danpatjuk
단팥죽

Sweet, sour, and spicy mushrooms with water dropwort

Beoseot minari chomuchim
버섯 미나리 초무침

Sweetened rice with dried fruits and nuts

Yaksik
약식

Toasted sesame seeds

Bokkeun-kkae
볶은깨

Tofu pickles

Dubu-jangajji
두부장아찌

Walnuts wrapped in persimmons

Gotgamssam
곶감쌈

White Kimchi

Baek-kimchi
백김치

White steamed rice cake

Baekseolgi-tteok
백설기떡

Yellow pickled radish

Danmuji
단무지

Yuja tea

Yujacha
유자차