0% Absorption, Premium-Grade
[Clean Ttukbaegi] Premium Ttukbaegi Pot
Ttukbaegi is an essential piece of cookingware for Korean homecooking.
If you've been to a Korean BBQ restaurant before, you've probably seen it. The dark-brown, earthen pot that served to your table, piping-hot!
It's used to serve stews like doenjang jjigae or banchans like Korean steamed eggs (Gyeran Jjim). Korean restaurants love to use Ttukbaegis as it keeps stews hot for the entire meal.
Clean Ttukbaegi is the premier Ttukbaegi brand in Korea.
Their pots have won numerous awards for excellence in design, material and durability.
They have 4 key selling points that separate it from other Ttukbaegis on the market:
(#1) First, Clean Ttukbaegi has a 0% absorption rate.
What does that mean? With regular Ttukbaegis, microscopic holes and fissures develop in the clay after time from normal usage. Dish soap and residual water creep into these fissures and release when cooking - that's why you see foam bubbles rise when boiling water. However, Clean Ttukbaegi is made with special clay that has a very high density. It prevents any liquids from being absorbed into the material.
(#2) Traditionally, Ttukbaegis were heated over a fire or gas stove. Most have a small circular ridge on the bottom which creates a gap between the heat source and the pot. But this gap causes inefficient heating when cooking over a flat electric cooking top - which is in most modern kitchens.
To address this problem, the company has created their "Highlight Ttukbaegis" which have no ridge.
The Highlight version makes direct contact with the flat electric cooking tops for quick and even heating. (However, please note that both versions do NOT work on induction stovetops).
(#3) Clean Ttukbaegi does not overflow.
Typically, one has to be close-by when boiling stew in a Ttukbaegi. The liquid tends to overflow when its boiling hard. However, the design of the Clean Ttukbaegi directs the external heat in an outward direction - preventing liquids from overflowing.
(#4) Finally, the Clean Ttuekbaegi retains heat better than others.
The results from comparative tests are shown in the product page below.
If you enjoy cooking Korean stews, this is a great buy!
Gochujar Note: Over the years, we have purchased one-too-many cheap Ttukbaegis. After a month, burn spots form on the bottom surface and begin to 'smoke' the foods. We recommend buying a high-quality pot from the start. We've been using ours for 3+ years - without any problems!
If you're having trouble deciding between the small (1-2 person) and large size (3-4 person), go for the large size.
The small size is best for specific dishes like Gyeran-Jjim (where the ingredients need to rise) or... for use as serving ware. But for cooking Korean stews and soups directly in the Ttukbaegi, the large size is recommended.
I bought the larger highlight ttukbaegi, and it's beautiful. I'm proud to have this piece in my home. If you are debating between the two pot sizes, definitely purchase the larger one (it's not that big) :D .
This is an extremely high quality and beautiful product! I would highly recommend this to anyone and if you are on the fence about it, definitely get it. It is awesome for rice cooking as well!
This pot is outstanding. I yet only owned two rather simple Korean pots that can only be used on the gas stove. They are fine but you are a little limited if you want to also use a pot on an electric oven.
Apart from that practical aspect the pot is also wonderful concerning the handling and preparing of the food. The heat evenly heats the whole pot without getting too warm in single places. Also you can cook soups and stews at rather high temperatures and they never boil over. It is also easy to clean and the pot itself is made of high quality material. I have meanwhile prepared three different soups and stews and they all turned out perfect.
SO Happy, Product is Wonderful! top quality, beautiful and stylish. I have to mentioned that the customer service is out of this world, so impressed with this company, highly recommend and will purchase from them again in the future
I think it's pretty small for a person to me anyway
i have not tried it yet it looks good it is of quality i like it maybe next time i will order a bigger one
- 0% Absorption Rate! This clay material does not soak-in liquids when boiling
- Pots are specially designed to prevent overflow when boiling
- High heat retention - will keep stews hot for the entirety of the meal
- Safe to use in microwave and conventional oven
- Available in two sizes: Small (1-2 person) & Large (3-4 person)
[Clean Ttukbaegi] Signature Ttukbaegi Pots
This is a picture of a regular Ttukbaegi. When brought to boil, it's common to see white foam at the surface. This is caused when leftover dishwasher soap is released from the pores and cracks of the clay.
This is Clean Ttukbaegi™. It has a 0% absorption rate - due to the special clay's high mass/density. The surface is not porous and liquids are unable to soak into the clay.
Patent certificate for: 0% absorption clay material
Ttukbaegi Spillage Test
Regular Ttukbaegi (L) vs. Clean Ttukbaegi™ (R)
Even when in ice, the Clean Ttukbaegi stays hot!
|Type||Time to Boil||10 min after boil|
|Regular Ttukbaegi||6 min 24 sec||70.8° C|
|Clean Ttukbaegi™||5 min 4 sec||71.2° C|
Choose a version depending on your kitchen cooktop
If you own a gas cooktop...
Select the Classic Version
The bottom has a white circular ridge that lifts the pot off the surface
If you own a electric (or coil) cooktop...
Select the Highlight Version
The bottom has no ridge - sits flat on top of the cooking surface
Note: Both version do not work on induction cooktops
Single Size (1-2 people)
Best for specific dishes:
-Gyeran Jjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)
-Al Bap (Fish Roe Bibimbap)
-Or Use as Individual Serving Ware
Dimensions + Weight
(Body Diameter x Bottom Diameter x Height)
Classic: 138 x 102 x 72 mm, 800 grams
Highlight: 139 x 102 x 77 mm, 820 grams
Classic volume: 750 ml
Highlight volume: 750 ml
Family Size (3-4 people)
Ideal for Korean Stews & Soups:
- Doenjang Jjigae (Korean Soybean Stew)
- Kimchi Jjigae (Fish Roe Bibimbap)
- Gyeran Jjim (Family-Sized Portion)
- Ttukbaegi Bibimbap
Dimensions + Weight
(Body Diameter x Bottom Diameter x Height)
Classic: 162 x 131 x 78 mm, 1030 grams
Highlight: 161 x 131 x 76 mm, 1210 grams
Classic volume: 1140 ml
Highlight volume: 1100 ml
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