Korean rice cake or Tteok is a desert, considered one of Korea's oldest foods, important enough to have a museum dedicated to it. According to the Official Site of Korean Tourism, Tteok has close to 200 variations of size, shape, and color. Boiling steaming, frying, or pounding are the most common methods Tteok is prepared.
According to Livestrong's My Plate website, an 8 oz serving of Tteok contains 198 calories-5 from fat. The percent of nutrients, based on a 2,000-calorie diet is 17 percent carbohydrates, 2 percent fat, and 10 percent protein.
A 10 piece (finger size) serving of Dduk Bokki rice sticks contains 125 calories-9 derived from fat. The percent of nutrients based on a 2,000-calorie diet is 6 percent carbohydrates, 2 percent fat, and 0 percent protein.
Bin Dae Dduk
A 22 g serving of Bin Dae Dduk contains 57 calories-12 from fat. The percent of nutrients based on a 2,000-calorie diet is 3 percent carbohydrates, 2 percent fat, and 8 percent protein.
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