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Soy Milk Noodle Soup ("Kongguksu")

Maangchi's picture
Kongguksu is a popular summer dish made with soybean broth and noodles. I’m very excited to introduce this easy recipe to all of you!
Ingredients
  Dried soy beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed, rinsed and soaked for 12 hours
  Purified water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Ice cubes 8
  Noodles 300 Gram
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed nuts 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (almon, pecan, walnuts)
  Skinned and roasted sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Cucumber 1⁄2 , julienned
  Tomato 1⁄2 , sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and rinse the soy bean several times under cold running water.
2. Soak the bean in water for 8 to 12 hours.

MAKING
3. Drain the beans and put the beans in a pot with fresh water, enough to cover and boil for 12 to 15 minutes without lid on high heat.
4. Rinse the soy bean under cold running water and press and peel of the skin.
5. Rinse the beans again for several times so and get rid of the floating skin.
6. In a blender, put 1 cups of cooked soy bean along with purified water, nuts, sesame seeds and salt, and blend it for 2 minutes.
7. Put in the ice cubes, and blend for 1 minute more.
8. In a pot, bring some water to boil, and cook the noodles as per the packet instructions.

FINALIZING
9. Check the noodles and rinse it until cold running water.
10. Drain the noodles and make it in 2 rounds.

SERVING
11. Place the noodles in serving bowl, and pour soy milk on top.
12. Garnish it with cucumber and tomato, add in few more ice cubes and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Korean soy milk noodle soup

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2 Comments

Manuel's picture
Tks for sharing your recipes. Is there a way to download your videos.
Anonymous's picture
Thank you soooo much for this recipe! It's hard finding authentic korean recipes and I greatly appreciate it!