Kimchi Buchimgae

Kimchi Buchimgae (Kimchi Pancakes)

Kimchi buchimgae is a variety of Korean pancake-like dish, primarily made with sliced kimchi, flour batter and sometimes other vegetables. However, meat (ground pork) is also often added. The dish is often recognized in Korean culture as a folk dish of low profile that anyone could make easily at home with no extra budget.

It is usually served as an appetizer, snack or banchan (side dish).

Kimchi Buchimgae (Kimchi Pancakes)


Ingredients for 5 serving

Buchimkaru(Korean pancake mix) 500g, Water 850ml, Kimchi 1-2cup (depending upon how spicy and crunchy you like)

* There are many additional options up to your appetites – tuna can / ground pork / squid / chilly / zucchini…etc.



  1. Mix Buchimkaru and cool water into a big bowl.
  2. Add chopped Kimchi and Kimchi liquid into the bowl. Mix well together.
  3. Heat a pan and coat with a thin layer of oil.
  4. Pour the buchimkaru mix to fill the pan in a thin layer and cook for 3-4 minutes until it turns to golden brown color on the bottom
  5. Turn it over and cook the other side for 1-2 mimutes, adding more oil if necessary.
  6. Serve with soy sauce.

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