How to make Easy Kimchi (막김치)

  • Published on Jan 23, 2010
  • How to make easy kimchi ("mak kimchi" in Korean).
    full recipe:
    It's made with small pieces of cabbage that are easier to handle and take less time to prepare.
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  • Andrew Rowe
    Andrew Rowe 6 days ago +26

    I made this Kimchi! It was so good! I’m trying the Ponytail Kimchi next!

    • popcube21
      popcube21 2 days ago

      Ponytail kimchi hhahaha you’re awesome

    • Karl Cross
      Karl Cross 3 days ago

      @제정은 : Fun how people have named stuff thru the years! Thanks for explaining

    • 제정은
      제정은 4 days ago

      @Rasha Nour It's a type of kimchi made with small or medium-sized radishes, called chonggak-mu! The "chonggak" means "unmarried man", and unmarried men in the older times used to wear their hair in a long braid. Hence the translation, "ponytail".

    • Rasha Nour
      Rasha Nour 5 days ago

      What's ponytail kimchi Plz ? and i also have to say that it's amazing she replied on her video after many years of publishing it ^_^ Maangchi is super cool :)

    • Maangchi
      Maangchi  6 days ago

      Yay! Good luck with making ponytail kimchi!

  • Ayushi Sinha
    Ayushi Sinha 18 hours ago

    Loved it easy 😘😘

  • Up In Vape
    Up In Vape 23 hours ago

    U need someone to sharpen your knife lol

  • Bhagyashri Kodape

    I'm here after watching Korean drama's 🥰

  • Seemini Meemini
    Seemini Meemini Day ago

    I have always been in India.... But I'm soo obsessed with Korea... One day I'm gonna come and live there work there... And that's my dream 😍😍😍😍and I definitely will eat this and ramyun and soju and everything.... And will go fangirling all around BTS... Hehe kekekeikikieeeeeee... (devilish laugh) ++

  • Seemini Meemini
    Seemini Meemini Day ago

    That's a hell lot of kimchi

  • Luther VandRoss
    Luther VandRoss Day ago

    쌀밥에 얹혀 먹으면 열라 맛있겠다...

  • Michael Mims
    Michael Mims Day ago

    Every time I make a batch of kimchi I always rewatch this video. Much

  • Mardiono Dion
    Mardiono Dion Day ago

    I like kimchil

  • ivy v
    ivy v Day ago

    How long can you store kimchi until it’s overdue?

  • 김윤정
    김윤정 2 days ago

    와~~우리 풍물 소리 어쩔 😁👍완죤 신나네용~~덩실 덩실 ㅋㅋㅋㅋ요리가 즐거웡🤗

  • Sarah DO
    Sarah DO 2 days ago

    June 2019

  • roxanne lewis
    roxanne lewis 2 days ago

    Can you substitute regular white flour for the rice flour?

  • L O L L I ·B O P·
    L O L L I ·B O P· 2 days ago

    Thanks for romanian subtitles 😊

  • RickyRisha410
    RickyRisha410 2 days ago


  • Ainetova Nailya
    Ainetova Nailya 2 days ago


  • Sri Meghana Devi Nandiraju

    God. You are adorable!

  • PinkNinja
    PinkNinja 2 days ago

    Give me that kimchi (・Д・)ノ

  • poonam kumari
    poonam kumari 3 days ago

    I m here like just looking with a hope that someone will make this for me

  • fat matt
    fat matt 3 days ago

    Its.... NOT easy...
    No patience or time but store bought sux.....

  • Michelle Rodriguez
    Michelle Rodriguez 3 days ago

    How long do you have to soak the cabbage for?

  • Chanchal Jaiswal
    Chanchal Jaiswal 3 days ago

    How long should we soak the kimchi for? At 1:08

  • emelie yago
    emelie yago 3 days ago

    Thank you😘😘

  • Jasmin Bergonio
    Jasmin Bergonio 3 days ago

    Hi i want to make kimchi but instead of hot pepper flakes, i bought fermented hot pepper paste? Can i use it instead.?

  • Karl Cross
    Karl Cross 3 days ago

    As my wife has been out of state for a while now, I made Kimchi for the first time a few months ago. Normally my wife makes it, she loves Korean food. I am going to try it making it with American green cabbage (wife does not think it will be as good) and 4 heads of Bok choy to limit moisture and I am going to add leaks for the first time also. I am thinking about adding peppers to heat it up a bit as 3 cups of the red pepper is not enough heat for me... not sure I am going to do this as my son does not like really hot foods.

  • phabline alves do prado

    Teria como vc coloca uma legenda em português para mim por favor 😍😍

  • Ashna _
    Ashna _ 4 days ago

    I really enjoied this.

  • Maria Marcu
    Maria Marcu 4 days ago

    E o rețetă foarte bună.

  • Maria Marcu
    Maria Marcu 4 days ago +1

    Thanks for romanian caption

  • Atchoume
    Atchoume 5 days ago

    i love sour kimchi mixed with some tahini. You know a fat protects the good bacteria from being destroyed by the stomach acid. So tahini is perfect since it's ground sesame seeds.

  • Atchoume
    Atchoume 5 days ago

    instead of 1 cup fish sauce, i can use 1 cup soy sauce?

  • Epic Music
    Epic Music 5 days ago


  • Hollywood Adda
    Hollywood Adda 5 days ago +1

    Mangchi when you washed the cabbage u also washed all that salt, and didn't add more later why? Won't it get bad without salt.

    • 제정은
      제정은 4 days ago

      The cabbage still contains salt because it has been salted all the way through. The rinsing only removes the excess salt on the surface. In addition, the fish sauce (and other optional fish/seafood ingredients, such as salted baby shrimp) also contains salt.

  • Alka Khanapure
    Alka Khanapure 6 days ago +9

    I'm watching this receipe bcoz i heard about this dish many times in Korea dramas 😄😄

  • فردوس الجنة

    في حد يشرح لي الوصفة عربي

  • Akankhya Das
    Akankhya Das 6 days ago +1

    I don't believe that the quality of this video was so good at that time!

    WLEE TV 6 days ago +5

    Such a good tutorial - and charming host! Thank you so much!

  • Jingga Viani
    Jingga Viani 6 days ago +2

    Wait. What ?? 2010?? I'm too late

  • Chua Peng Hiang
    Chua Peng Hiang 7 days ago

    Im living in malaysia... we dont have sweet rice flour over here... what can we use to substitute the sweet rice flour.

    • 제정은
      제정은 4 days ago

      Sweet rice is also.known as glutinous rice. Search for glutinous rice flour. Otherwise, use regular rice flour or wheat flour.

  • Chua Peng Hiang
    Chua Peng Hiang 7 days ago

    What do u mean by assis5 salting process.... is that we put some salt in the water ?

  • Poke Cooch
    Poke Cooch 7 days ago

    How did I get here

  • Meagin Pukhrambam
    Meagin Pukhrambam 8 days ago

    Wow my mouth is watering already 🤤

  • Taylor Marie
    Taylor Marie 9 days ago

    Me finally finding out wtf kimchi is

  • Furzanne KA
    Furzanne KA 9 days ago +1

    May I know if sweet rice flour is the same as glutinous rice flour?

  • JF
    JF 9 days ago +1

    That's a lot of manual labour. But, the prep was beautiful and the dish is making my mouth water.

  • Cute Doggos
    Cute Doggos 9 days ago

    One of the best 2010 videos i have seen on here.

  • Rosana Câmara
    Rosana Câmara 9 days ago

    Que delícia 😍😘

  • oumuna Hydara
    oumuna Hydara 10 days ago

    I want to make kimchi so badly but the ingredients are so rear to me

  • jolly rancher
    jolly rancher 10 days ago

    This is a sport!

  • Ngu Dang
    Ngu Dang 10 days ago

    Watching this now, I want to make it soon

  • Shof Wan
    Shof Wan 10 days ago

    Makanan korea

  • Светлана Максимова

    So good!!👍👍👍

  • kirana yu
    kirana yu 11 days ago

    Thanks you for recipe...i like eat kimchi👍👍👍💙💙

  • 정аЛена
    정аЛена 11 days ago +1

    Maangchi 안녕하세요! 김치 제조법 너무 맛있어요! 👍👍👍❤❤ ❤

  • A Wynn
    A Wynn 11 days ago +1

    These looks so good, how long can you store this in the fridge?

    • 제정은
      제정은 4 days ago

      It will last several months in the fridge but the flavor will turn sour over time.

  • Ирина Гуськова

    Вы очень красивая !!!!!!

  • Lyna Lee
    Lyna Lee 12 days ago +38

    watching june 2019☺

  • Foufou Foufou
    Foufou Foufou 12 days ago


  • clarice yew
    clarice yew 12 days ago

    Can i use gochujang instead of red pepper flakes?

  • keeeliiee
    keeeliiee 13 days ago

    Can i take kimchi to school? I can't eat with chopsticks so yeahh

  • Pauline
    Pauline 13 days ago +1

    Maangchi, could you please refilm a video on how to make easy kimchi, so we have an HD updated version of it ? :D

  • Blank Canvas
    Blank Canvas 13 days ago +3

    Just made my first batch of kimchi
    I'm happy it turned out great 😁

  • mari khan
    mari khan 14 days ago

    I think it is more or less like our pickles but i wish i could make it too some day

  • mari khan
    mari khan 14 days ago +1

    ❤❤❤ looks really yummy

  • y’all bitches can’t even spell skinny

    Okay I love her-

  • Sandrine
    Sandrine 14 days ago +1

    Classic Maangchi!❤❤❤

  • Akshay
    Akshay 14 days ago

    cant find gochu garu chilli powder. Any alternative?

    • 제정은
      제정은 13 days ago

      Use a half-and-half mixture of cayenne powder and sweet paprika powder.

  • Dave Annan
    Dave Annan 14 days ago +2

    Interesting I always wondered what kimchi was. Now I know. It's not a dish many of us in the west are aware of.

  • priyanka rampariya
    priyanka rampariya 14 days ago

    2 cups is okay for me 😂

  • 박삐야
    박삐야 15 days ago +1


  • waimea09
    waimea09 16 days ago

    For how long do you soak the cabbage in water?

  • Dora Bamaca
    Dora Bamaca 16 days ago

    Me encanta tu receta😋

  • problematic princess
    problematic princess 16 days ago +1

    Wow can't believe this came almost a decade ago

  • Brian Oglow
    Brian Oglow 17 days ago +1

    Sure looks good but a 10 pound batch it tooo big!
    How to convert down to around 1 or 2 pounds?

    • 제정은
      제정은 16 days ago

      Just divide the other ingrdients to one-fifth or one-tenth of the amount.

  • InFi _
    InFi _ 17 days ago

    I accidentally left my cabbage on the salt brine for 6 hours, will that affect the taste?

  • Jeremiah Galanza
    Jeremiah Galanza 17 days ago

    Is it possible to use red pepper paste instead of hit pepper flakes??

    • 제정은
      제정은 16 days ago

      No, you have to use pepper flakes.

  • jungkook bts
    jungkook bts 17 days ago

    Can I use plain flour?

    • 제정은
      제정은 16 days ago

      Wheat flour or plain rice flour works okay, too.

  • erni lisnawati
    erni lisnawati 17 days ago


  • Mónica Liu
    Mónica Liu 17 days ago

    I was looking for a easy way to make I just want to buy kimchi’s too difficult for me 😥😥

  • dgfhdfhfdhgfg
    dgfhdfhfdhgfg 17 days ago

    thnx mama

  • Hương An
    Hương An 18 days ago

    S k dịch tiếng Việt

  • Pankaj Kumar
    Pankaj Kumar 18 days ago

    im like 9 and half year late to watch this video

  • davidogan
    davidogan 18 days ago +1

    Thank you Maangchi! You are such a darling!

  • tresnadea pramadhania
    tresnadea pramadhania 20 days ago

    Hello maangchi! I tried out your kimchi recipee and it turns out great! I use 1 cup of red Chili powder but still it's too spicy for me😂 and i use oyster sauce instead of fish sauce, but it doesn't change the flavor that much. I hope you make another video about Korean traditional food again!

  • Mario Silva
    Mario Silva 20 days ago

    Thank you for the video!

  • Amy Li
    Amy Li 20 days ago

    What should I do if I put too much Fish sauce into the kimichi?

  • D H
    D H 22 days ago +9

    Supposed to be revising for exams but was craving spicy food...

  • A Ong
    A Ong 22 days ago

    After 9 years I’m watching the kimchi video!😅

  • arta chanel
    arta chanel 23 days ago

    Kamu orang indinesia judulnya bahasa indonesia

  • Pınar Ezgi Erkal
    Pınar Ezgi Erkal 24 days ago


  • Kevin Brown
    Kevin Brown 24 days ago

    My wonderful Cambodian wife makes this but no fish sauce ever since I saw how it is still comes out winderful

  • •.•Zainab EXO-L •.•

    جوووووعانه 😋💔

  • Sage Rob
    Sage Rob 24 days ago +10

    Watching this in the middle of the night is pure torture🤤🤤🤤

  • Norsyamim Jamal
    Norsyamim Jamal 25 days ago +3

    am i the only one who is really intrigued about the background music? looool

  • Bon Nguyen
    Bon Nguyen 25 days ago +1

    Hi Maangchi, I’m a new subscriber. Thank you for sharing this amazing recipe. I made 3pounds 3 days ago. The small batch fermented after 1 day at room temperature, but the rest (in fridge) hasn’t change at all.
    I know that it’ll take longer for it to ferment in the fridge, but I really really want to eat it (finished the small batch within 30m 🤪). So is it ok to take some from the fridge and leave it out?

    • Bon Nguyen
      Bon Nguyen 25 days ago

      Maangchi thank you so much! You’re the best !!!!
      ❤️ from California !

    • Maangchi
      Maangchi  25 days ago +2

      Yes, of course!

  • MJA TV
    MJA TV 26 days ago

    What if i didn't put squid?

  • Abhijit Kamat
    Abhijit Kamat 27 days ago

    Those squids were not cooked :/

  • Stop Being Toxic
    Stop Being Toxic 28 days ago +7

    The camera work makes it look very intense, so does the music

  • Rishav
    Rishav 28 days ago


  • v lovers
    v lovers 29 days ago

    Can I make it without the rice flour

    • 제정은
      제정은 27 days ago

      You can use regular rice flour or wheat flour. If you don't have rice flour, you can soak 1/2 cup of rice to make porridge and blend it together with the onion, ginger and garlic.