Sunday, January 28, 2018

Seasoned the "Doraji"/凉拌桔梗/도리지 무침

" Root of Balloon Flower" is known as "도라지/ Doraji" in Korean.
"桔梗“,韩文为”도라지/ Doraji".

Platycodon grandiflorus (from Greek "πλατυκώδων", meaning a broad bell) is a species of herbaceousflowering perennial plant of the family Campanulaceae, and the only member of its genus. This species is known as platycodon or Chinese bellflower. Depending upon the region, it is also referred to as the Japanese bellflowercommon balloon flower, or balloon flower (referring to the balloon-shaped flower buds). It is nativeto East Asia (China, Korea, Japan and East Siberia) and bears blue flowers whose five petals are fused together into a bell shape at the base, like its relatives, the campanulas. The flowers appear in mid- to late summer, and there are varieties with white, pink and purple blooms in cultivation. In Korea, white flowers are more common

The root of this species (radix platycodi) is used extensively as an anti-inflammatory in the treatment of  cough and cold. In Korea, the plant is known as doraji (도라지) and its root, either dried or fresh, is a popular ingredient in salads and traditional cuisine

桔梗学名Platycodon grandiflorus英语Balloon Flower),别名包袱花铃铛花僧帽花,为桔梗科桔梗属植物,生长在中国朝鲜半岛日本西伯利亚东部。根可入药,亦可腌制成咸菜,在中国东北地区称为“狗宝”咸菜。在朝鲜半岛,桔梗是很有名的泡菜食材,当地民谣《桔梗谣》所描写的就是这种植物



( source : wikipedia )

                                        Root of balloon flower~~

                           Slice the roots of balloon flower in thin pieces~~

Soak the sliced roots of balloon flower in the salt water for about 5 minutes~~

                                    Mix it with the citron syrup~~

                                                        Add in the roasted sesame seeds ~~

                                      This is one of the citron syrups available in the market ~~
Ingredients :

roots of balloon flower  
citron syrup   
roasted sesame seeds

Method :

1. Remove the skin of the roots.

2  Wash it.

3  Slice it .

4   Soak in the salt water for about 5 minutes and drain it.

5. Put the sliced roots, roasted sesame seeds and citron syrup , mix it well.

6. Can eat it immediately and keep in the refrigerator for storage.

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