TteokBokki (aka Rice Cake) is commonly known as the Spicy Rice Cake dish.  BUT the original TteokBokki dish is GungJung TteokBokki (궁중떡볶이).  It is a “fancy” version of the Spicy Cake TteokBokki.  Unlike the spicy version, GungJung TteokBokki does not use spicy sauce or GoChuJang (Korean Red Pepper Paste).  Instead, it uses BulGoGi or Galbi, hence the “fancy” version.  Hundreds of years ago, this dish was an upscale gourmet dish that was served only to those individuals that can dine at the Korean Royal Palace/Court, hence the name Royal-Court TteokBokki. 

I am super excited to share this recipe with you!  Think of this dish as Non-Spicy Korean Gnocchi Dish w/ BulGoGi or GalBi.  And of course, I provide alternative recipe substitution options for different proteins and also for my vegan friends.

This Korean Royal Court Rice Cake Recipe Includes:
– How To Make GungJung TteokBokki w/ Step-By-Step EASY To Follow Recipe Instructions
– Paleo Friendly TteokBokki Recipe
– Vegan Friendly TteokBokki Recipe
– Mini TteokBokki/Rice Cakes MukBang. Of course, I have to taste this delicious Royal Court Rice Cake Dish with you…:-)

For my vegan/vegetarian & non-beef friendly friends, Watch BulGoGi In 5 Ways Video Recipe (Beef, Pork, Chicken & Mushroom):

If you have not seen my Spicy TteokBokki (떡볶이) with ramen noodles RaBokki (라떡볶이/)video recipe which includes a BONUS RECIPE (using the leftover tteokbokki sauce to to make spicy rice and dumpling paella…SUPER YUM!), please check it out.

Spicy Korean Rice Cake (Tteokbokki 떡볶이) + Ramen (Ra bokki 라떡볶이) – Modern Pepper #35

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Yuki Toppogi Rice Cake

Korean Rice Cake, Rice Ovaletts – 2 Packs

Hikari Organic Miso Paste

Ohsawa Genuine Mirin, Organic Sweet Rice Seasoning Wine for Traditional Japanese Cuisine, Aged over 9 Months for Umami Flavor

Kikkoman Manjo Aji Mirin, 17 fl oz

Sesame Seed Salt

Swanson Organic Broth, Vegetable, 32 oz. Resealable Carton (Pack of 12)

Swanson Organic Free-Range Chicken Stock, 32 oz. Cartons (Pack of 12)

Dasida Beef Flavor Soup Stock

Olive Oil Greek medal winner

Zoe Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 25.5 FL. OZ. tins (Pack of 2), Organic Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Kosher Salt


COLE & MASON Capstan Wood Pepper Grinder – Wooden Mill Includes Precision Mechanism, 12.5 inch

Tramontina Professional Aluminum Nonstick Restaurant Fry Pan, 14″

All-Clad 7112NSR2 MC2 Professional Master Chef 2 Stainless Steel Bi-Ply Bonded Oven Safe PFOA Free Nonstick Fry Pan Cookware, 12-Inch, Silver

Wusthof Classic 8-Inch Chef’s Knife

Wüsthof Twelve Piece Block Set

Wusthof Classic 7-piece Slim Knife Block Set

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