Kamja Namul Recipe

Kamja Namul is a Korean delicacy, primarily made of potatoes. Learn how to make/prepare Kamja Namul by following this easy recipe.
Kamja Namul Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 large Idaho Potatoes (peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic (crushed, peeled, and minced)
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • 4 Shiso Leaves (julienned)
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Seeds (toasted)
How to make Kamja Namul:
  • Whisk the salt in 4 cups of water, until it is dissolved completely.
  • Add potatoes and allow soaking for 20 minutes. Drain.
  • Heat the oils in a non-stick pan, over high heat.
  • Stir fry garlic for 1-2 minutes or until golden.
  • Add potatoes and stir fry for 10 minutes, or till they are almost tender.
  • Stir the sauces and chili paste together in a bowl, to make a smooth paste and add to the pan.
  • Continue to stir fry the potatoes until the liquid is absorbed and the potatoes become crisp.
  • Transfer to a plate, garnish with shiso and sesame seeds and serve.