Home-made pickles, just like those from the good old days!
Home-made pickles, just like those from the good old days! Supplied

RECIPE: Pickles, just like the good old days!

DELIGHT your taste buds and take a walk down memory lane with these pickles, just like in the good old days!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 large Lebanese cucumbers, trimmed, cut into 1mm-slices
  • 2 small brown onions, halved, very thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • Large pinch of ground turmeric

METHOD:

Place the cucumber, onion and salt in a bowl. Toss to combine. Cover with plastic wrap.

Place in the fridge overnight to soften. Rinse the cucumber mixture in a colander. Pat dry with paper towel.

Place vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, coriander seeds and turmeric in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Add the cucumber mixture. Bring to a simmer.

Transfer the mixture to clean, dry glass jars. Seal and invert for 2 minutes.

Set aside for one day to develop the flavour.


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