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Heugimja-juk (Black Sesame Porridge)

Heugimja-juk (Black Sesame Porridge)
Heugimja-juk is a porridge of finely ground black sesame and non-glutinous rice. It is sweet in taste and easily digested, so it is a good nourishing meal. According to Oriental medicine, heugimja (black sesame) promotes health, makes hair healthy, and keeps weight off.

food information
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after cooking
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one serve
heating time
cooking time
1.32kg (4 serves) 330g 60~65℃ 1 hour 12 min 4 hours 20㎝ pot, 30㎝ frying pan

    Ingredient & Amount

  • 180g (1 cup) non-glutinous rice, 200g (1 cup) water
    95g (1 cup) black sesame seeds, 400g (2 cups) water
    900g (4½ cups) water, 6g (1½ tsp) salt
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    Ingredient & preparation

    1. Wash the rice and soak in water for 2 hours, drain water on a strainer for 10 min (220g).
    2. Wash the black sesame and drain water on a strainer for 10 min.


    1. Preheat the frying pan and stir-fry sesame seeds for 40 min. on low heat (90g).【Photo 2】
    2. Grind sesame seeds with water in a mixer for 3 min. sieve finely (400g).【Photo 3】
    3. Put the rice and water in the mixer, grind it for 2 min. and sieve finely (420g).【Photo 4】
    4. Put the ground rice and water in the pot, boil it on high heat for 5 min. with stirring not to be lumped.【Photo 5】
    5. When it boils, reduce the heat to medium, cover the lid on to be steamed.  Boil it for 20 min. with stirring occasionally, add ground black sesame, boil it for 5 min. more.【Photo 6】
    6. When the porridge is well-done, season with salt. Bring it to a boil once more.
cooking information
Heating Time Proces Heat Control
Preparation  Soaking non-glutinous rice, Cleaning black sesame   
0 min  Stir-frying black sesame
Grinding black sesame and non-glutinous rice 
L-Heat 40 min. 
40 min  Boiling the porridge  H-Heat 5 min. M-Heat 25 min. 
70 min  Seasoning with salt  M-Heat 2 min. 

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