Mul Kimchi


Mul Kimchi (Water Kimchi)

Making Mul Kimchi or Water Kimchi is so easy.
Prep Time3 d
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: kimchi, Korean, mul kimchi


  • water
  • 1 tablespoon salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 carrots, sliced
  • 1-2 scallion, chopped
  • 1 daikon
  • 2 cups Napa Cabbage


  • Slice vegetables into bite-size pieces and place into a mixing bowl.
  • Add garlic into mixing bowl.
  • Liberally add salt and sugar and hand mix vegetables. The vegetables should start to react to the salt and emit liquid.
  • Add chili powder to taste.
  • Fill a jar with the vegetable mixture.
  • Pour in water so it completely covers the vegetables. Tightly close the lid and shake the jar gently.
  • Taste water to see if it needs any more seasoning.
  • Leave closed jar out for 1-3 days at room temperature.
  • The flavors should start to mature. When it reaches a flavor you are satisfied with, store the jar in the fridge.


You can use any vegetables and as many vegetables you'd like. 

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  • Prep Time: 15m


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