Kongnamul is a seasoned side-dish made from soybean sprouts as well as being a term for the sprouts themselves. It is one of the most common side-dishes, as well as a basic ingredient of bibimbap. After bean skins and the very end of the tails are removed, the sprouts are boiled. Drained sprouts are then seasoned with sesame oil, salt, chopped green onions, sesame seeds, minced garlic, and a sprinkle of chili powder.
Side-dish, Ingredient for soup or main dish
Keep in the refrigerator.
- How to prepare to use:
Remove the skin of the beans or the bad parts of the heads and tails of the bean sprouts.
Wash them before using.
Short Korean Lesson
- Kong (콩) = Bean
- NaMul (나물) = A general term for a Korean seasoned vegetable dish.