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Type Korean noodles
Place of origin Korea
Serving temperature Cold
Main ingredients Noodles (wheat flour), broth (soy milk)
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Hangul 콩국수
Hanja n/a
Revised Romanization kongguksu
McCune–Reischauer k'ongkuksu

Kongguksu is a seasonal Korean noodle dish served in a cold soy milk broth. It comprises noodles made with wheat flour and soup made from ground soybeans.[1] It is unknown when Korean people started eating kongguksu; however, in accordance with the mention of the dish along with kkaeguksu (깨국수, sesame noodle soup) in Siui jeonseo, a Joseon cookbook published around the late 19th century, it is presumed to have originated at least as early as the 19th century.[2]

See also


  1. Koo Chun-sur (Fall 2003). "Kongguksu and Kkaeguksu: Health Food for Keeping Cool". <Koreana> hosted by The Korea Foundation. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  2. "Kongguksu (콩국수)" (in Korean). Korean traditional food resource portal. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 

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