Cucumber Pickle Recipe

Cucumber Pickle Recipe

Ingredients :

2 large green cucumbers, peeled and seeded

1/2 cup malt vinegar

2 cups water

8 cloves garlic, sliced

Salt to taste

2 tablespoons sesame oil

1 medium size onion, finely sliced

1/4 teaspoon cooking oil

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

 

Method :

Cut the green cucumbers lengthways, and then into strips of finger thickness size before cutting further into 5 cm pieces. Heat up a wok, add the water, vinegar and salt to the boil. Add the cut cucumber and cook until it is slightly soft and look transparent. Do not overcook.

Remove from wok and drain immediately. Leave aside to cool. Heat the sesame oil and cooking oil together and fry saute the garlic until golden, remove and drain. Fry the onion until soft and golden brown. Use and frying pan and heat it up to toast the sesame seeds. Stir constantly to avoid buring and toast until golden brown. Put aside on a plate to cool.

When the oil is cold, add 3 tablespoons of the oil to the cucumber, tossing well. Use a small serving dish, add the onion, sesame seeds, garlic and toss lightly.

 

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