[Jirisan Chereum] Perilla Seeds Powder

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100% Korea-Grown, All-Natural

[Jirisan Chereum] Perilla Seeds Powder


For authentic-tasting Gamjatang (Korean Pork Bone Soup), you want a few heaping scoops of Perilla Seeds Powder.

In Korean, it's called Deulkkae Garu. And it's made by toasting and grinding perilla seeds into a coarse powder. It has a deep, earthy taste with a touch of minty, herbal flavor. The powder works beautifully on spicy Korean stews, Namul dishes and Temple-Style Korean cooking. Perilla Seeds Powder is very high in Omega-3 (ALA), making it a popular ingredient to experiment with in Korean homecooking.

But not all perilla powders are made the same! Jirisan Chereum - unlike large food companies - does not import cheaper perilla seeds from China or other foreign countries. Instead, they grow their own perilla plants 100% in Korea, near the base of Mt. Jirisan (pictures of owner below). The company also roasts its seeds at a low temperature to retain the seeds' full nutritional value.

Customer Reviews

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Farah A. (Quebec, Canada)
Excellent Product

I could not find the Perilla seed powder in my grocery store and so I opted to order online. Unfortunately, the wait is a little long but it was well worth it. I have started learning to cook Korean dishes and hopefully I will order goods that I cannot find in my local grocery store. Excellent service. Keep it up :)

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Karen M. (Kansas, United States)

This flavor is new for me and my family. We love it so much, I’ve ordered seeds to grow plants and never run out!
(Don’t really have a green thumb tho, so will still order!)🤗

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Geneva M. (Ohio, United States)
Love Perilla

I should have ordered more than one. It's perfect I made mushroom soup and have used it in a few other recipes.

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Johanna L. (California, United States)
Love it !

I ordered four, along with two other items. They came timely and fresh. It's perfect, coarsely grounded with the shells containing all the nutrients, for soup, stew or can be added to any any dish.
J. Lee from California

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Audrey S.
Good service

The honey had a flavor I’m not used to. Still it is good. Both items I ordered - including the perilla seeds - arrived so quickly. And in great condition. I was worried. But they arrived perfect. I enjoyed the personal note. Excellent service. Also there was an extra note to remind me to refrigerate the spice. That was very thoughtful.

Product Highlights

  • 100% Korea-grown, harvested near Mt. Jirisan
  • Perilla seeds are toasted at a low temperature - to develop a tasty, nutty flavor without losing nutrition
  • No preservatives or additives - all natural, organic
  • Size is 150 g
Product In Brief

Ingredients List

Perilla Seeds (100%)

    Storage Tips

    Expiration period: 1 year

    Before opening, keep in a cool, dry area

    After opening, keep in the freezer!

      What to Make

      Gamjatang (Korean Pork Back-bone Soup)

      Deulkkae Kalguksu 

      Namul Banchans

        About the Brand

        Jirisan Chereum is a regional producer, specializing in cold-pressed perilla & sesame oils. They use only 100% Korean-grown seeds.

          How is it used in Korean cuisine?

          Perilla powder adds a nutty flavor and thickens-up broths. It's used in one of Korea's most popular soups, Gamja-tang (shown left). Or another local favorite, Sundae-guk (Korean Blood Sausage Soup). If you're vegetarian, you can also use it in Deulkkae Kalguksu (Perilla Powder Noodles). In homecooking, it's also used in tossing Namul Banchans.

          Product faq

          Q: What country is this made in?
          Q: After opening, can I simply store it in my pantry?

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          About The Brand

          Jirisan Chereum is a regional producer that specializes in Sesame and Perilla Oil. They grow their own seeds in Korea - near Jirisan Mountain. Their oils are regarded as super premium-quality and sold in Korean Department Stores.

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