Cucumber and carrot atchara

An extremely simple atchara (pickle) recipe. A very versatile side dish to fried or grilled meat.



1 large carrot, thinly sliced into strips

1 large cucumber, thinly sliced into strips

1 onion, thinly sliced

4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

hot chilis, chopped

1 tbsp. salt

3 tbsp. sugar

1/2 cup white vinegar


Slather salt on sliced carrot and cucumber.

Soak for at least an hour. Squeeze out fluids.

Meanwhile, whisk sugar in vinegar – ensuring the sugar dissolves thoroughly.

Put everything together in a resealable freezer bag. Squeeze out air spaces.

Leave in the fridge overnight before consuming.


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One response to “Cucumber and carrot atchara

  1. Tes

    That just looks fasinating! I love the recipe, the pic and the illustration. I’m just hooked on your blog now 🙂

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