Tteok – Rice Cake

There are hundreds of varieties of tteok in Korea. The most basic is Garaetteok – a simple rice cake made from glutinous rice and shaped into cylinders.

Rice cakes made with flour from white rice, glutinous rice, beans, and peas. They are either steamed then boiled, or steamed, then kneaded or pan-fried. Tteok is served at important feasts and celebrations and is also enjoyed as a dessert or snack.