Want to make kimchi: need a substitute for gochugaru, 고추가루 (Korean child powder)
I've looked at buying gochugaru at Amazon, and the prices are outside my budget. Can the experienced kimchi makers recommend something I can find at my local grocery store? I've been thinking of maybe some ground paprika mixed with some cayenne, or maybe some kind of generic chili flake, or grinding a dried California chili? (I know the flavour won't near that of gochugaru.) Thank you.