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Javanese Cuisine...

Welcome to Original Javanese Recipes... Join my adventure in the world of javanese cuisine, come and take a peek on some of well-known javanese recipes..... :) Javanese foods like many Indonesian foods often use coconut milk as their ingredients, with unique combination from other spices available on java tropical island brings you the unique and exotic tastes you've never experienced before...

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Acar Ketimun (Javanese Cucumber Pickle)

When you're having fried rice, soto, or other spicy dishes, this is your best companion, can't eat without it...

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 onion (sliced thinly)
  • 1 chili pepper (slit down the side)
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3-4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-3 peppercorns
  • 1 Cucumber sliced into 1/4" rounds

How to:
  1. Bring first set of ingredients to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Place cucumber in a heat-proof jar or bowl. Pour boiling liquid over to cover.
  3. Cover the container and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours to allow flavors to meld.


VARIATIONS:
  1. Cucumber can be peeled, seeded and sliced into half moons if you like.
  2. Add 2-3 whole cloves for extra flavor.

2 comments:

Lynn said...

hi

i was wondering if you know of a pineapple pickle? my ibu in yogya used to serve us this alongside ayam goreng.

thanks!

rany said...

emmmmm....that is realy refreshing,thanks..