Halwai September 11, 2018


• 2 tbsp white vinegar, 2 Cucumbers – peeled and chopped


  1. Wash, wipe, and slice cucumber into desired pieces.
  2. Do not make pieces too small or they will get mushy on pickling.
  3. Soak them in wet brine for 10-12 hours or overnight.
  4. Drain and wash thoroughly under cold running water.
  5. Drain completely, dab with kitchen cloth if necessary.
  6. Pack tight layers into sterile jar, without leaving spaces.
  7. Pour vinegar over slices to cover them.
  8. Mature for 48 hours at least before using.
  9. Variations: Onions, red cabbage, marrows may be similarly pickled.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering