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 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. They make direct contact with the 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 shown below.
If you enjoy cooking Korean stews, this is a great buy! In the past, we have purchased many cheap Ttukbaegis. Typically - after a few months - the bottom of the pots burn out and 'smoke' the foods - no good! Instead, we recommend buying a high-quality pot from the start!
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
Opened the package, washed the pot and haven’t stopped cooking with it. A joy for my K-soups and stews. Wish I had gotten the bigger pot
My ttukbaegi pot arrived quickly (faster than stated) and has been an absolute joy to cook with! It's super easy to clean as well, I will definitely recommend to friends and family.
- 0% absorption rate - clean, healthy and trustworthy
- Specially designed to prevent overflow when cooking
- High retention of heat - keeps food very hot for the entirety of the meal
- Safe to use in microwave and conventional oven.
- Available in two sizes: Single Size & Family Size
This is a picture of a regular Ttukbaegi. You'll see white foam surface from the leftover dishwasher soap stuck in the cracks and gaps of the clay.
This is the Ttukbaegi made by Clean Ttukbaegi. It has 0% absorption rate - due to its high mass density. Thus, no white foam when boiling water.
This is their official patent certification for creating 0% absorption clay material
Even when surrounded by ice, the Clean Ttukbaegi retains heat well!
|Type||Time Required to Boil||10 minutes after boiling||20 minutes after boiling||30 minutes after boiling|
|Regular Ttukbaegi||6 minutes 24 secs||70.8° C||56.9° C||48.5° C|
|Clean Ttukbaegi ©||5 minutes 4 secs||71.2° C||57.5° C||49.3° C|
Choose a version depending on your kitchen cooktop.
1. If you own a gas cooktop,
Buy the Classic Version
The bottom has a white circular ridge that lifts the pot off the surface
2. If you own a electric or coil cooktop,
Buy the Highlight Version
The bottom has no ridge - sits flat on top of the cooking surface
(Note: Both do not heat on induction cooktops)
Single Size (for 1-2 people)
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)
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
No - it has already been pre-seasoned. You can use right away.
Yes, it comes with a lid.
Wash with warm water, soap and kitchen sponge. Dry with a towel before storing.
Yes, it is perfectly fine to place in the microwave.
Yes, it is perfectly fine to cook in the oven.
No. This Ttukbaegi does not heat up on induction cooktops. There is no magnetic material inside. Works for all other cooking tops - gas, electric or coil.
-Do not heat the ttukbaegi without anything inside. There should always be some liquid or broth when cooking.
-Do not wash the pot when it is very hot - wait until the pot cools down first.
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About The Brand
Clean Ttukbaegi is a manufacturer of Korean Ttukbaegi pots. Their Clean Ttukbaegi line have become one of the best-selling, premium Ttukbaegis in Korea. Its now widely used in Korean restaurants.