Achar (Indonesian Quick Pickles)

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READY IN: 4hrs
Recipe by Chandra M

A crunchy cooling side dish perfect for those hot curries. Serving size is as an accompaniment. Cook time includes 3 hours refrigeration. From Secrets of Slow Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the cucumber, carrots, and onion into julienne strips.
  2. Place all vegetables in a medium-large glass bowl, sprinkle with salt and toss to combine.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Put the vegetables in a colander and rinse under cold water to remove the salt, drain well.
  5. Combine the vinegar, water, and sugar in a small saucepan.
  6. Heat until the sugar is dissolved and the liquid is boiling.
  7. Immediately pour over the vegetables in the bowl, toss to combine.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  9. Serve cold.

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