Su Jeong Gwa (Korean Persimmon Drink)


Su Jeong Gwa (Korean Persimmon Drink)
Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
Author: umma
Date: 4-9-10
Servings: 12-14
Prep Time: 30 minutes
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Recipe Ingredients:

  • 8 dried dried persimmon (gotgam 곶감)
  • 10 cups water
  • 1 med size ginger, sliced thinly
  • 3 tongae pi, about 4" length (dried whole persimmon piece)
  • 2 cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup pine nut

Recipe Steps:

  • Remove the stems and seeds from the from the dried persimmon.
  • In 4 qt sauce pan, boil the water, ginger, dried persimmon pieces and 3 of the dried persimmon for 30 minutes. Strain.
  • Add sugar and boil on low heat for l/2 hour or so more. Cool it and store in the refrigerator.
  • Using the 5 leftover persimmon, pour over boiled sugar mixture just enough to cover all the persmissons. Cool off boiled water before you pour over persimmons. Let it sit for 4-5 hours and store in the refrigerator – quarter each gotkam when it’s ready to serve. Don’t reuse boiled persimmon.
  • When you are ready to serve, get a small serving bowl (ice cream server or salad bowl type), put 2/3 cup of cooled gotkam water, 2 pieces of quartered gotkam, and 5-6 pine nuts on top.

Serving Size: 12-14
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

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