Fresh Cucumber & Shallots Acar

    3 mins

    Unlike the traditional “acar timun” (pickled cucumber), this version of mine is made with grated cucumber and best served chilled. Served with Rosie’s Beef Fried Rice.


    Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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    Serves: 2 

    • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and coarsely grated keeping the juice
    • 2 tablespoons vinegar
    • 1/2 shallots, finely chopped
    • 1/2 red chillies, finely chopped (optional)

    Prep:3min  ›  Ready in:3min 

    1. First, halve the cucumber and peel it. Keep the other half. Use a grater (the coarse part) and grate the cucumber. Make sure to keep the excess juice of the cucumber. Once this is done pour the cucumber and the juice into a bowl.
    2. Finely chopped the chillies and shallots and mix it with the grated cucumber.
    3. Add 2 tablespoons of vinegar and stir the content.
    4. Cover and store the bowl in a fridge for a few minutes and serve with the fried rice.

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