Intro: Savory Crunchy Cucumbers (easiest Recipe)
The easiest and quickest recipe for savory cucumbers.
Step 1: Ingredients and Equipment
Thoroughly washed jar
Cloves (2 pcs)
Cardamom (2 pcs)
Coriander seeds (2 gr / 0.071 oz)
Yellow mustard seeds (10 gr / 0.35 oz)
Dill seeds (5 gr / 0.18 oz)
Bay leaves (2-3 pcs)
Black peppercorn (3 gr / 0.11 oz)
Cucumbers (1 kg / 2.2 pounds)
5% vinegar (300 ml / 10.6 fl.oz)
Salt (50 gr / 1.8 oz)
Sugar (50 gr / 1.8 oz)
Boiling water (1 liter / 33.8 fl. oz)
Step 2: Preparations
Wash and cut both ends of each cucumber.
Mix all spices in the jar.
Put cucumbers in the jar as tight as possible.
Step 3: Preparing the Brine
In a measuring cup mix:
1. 300 ml / 10.6 fl.oz of 5% vinegar
2. 50 gr / 1.8 oz of salt.
3. The same amount of sugar (50 gr / 1.8 oz).
Add 1 liter / 33.8 fl. oz of boiling water.
Step 4: Filling the Jar
Pour the brine to the jar with cucumbers to the brim.
Step 5: Final
Cover the jar with a lid.
Wrap it with a kitchen towel.
Wait for the jar to cool at the room temperature for 24 hours.
Cooled cucumbers should be stored in a fridge.
Same recipe can be used for canning and long storage. It this case, you may use mason jars and sterilize them.