Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Cucumber & Wakame In Vinegar 胡瓜と若布の酢の物 Kyuri To Wakame No Sunomono



This is a refreshing pickle/relish I learnt from my best friend A's Mother H. I have changed the recipe a little as my pantry is not as complete as hers.



serves 4 as a side dish to go with a Japanese meal
you'll need;
1/4 cup of wakame, soaked in hot water and squeezed dry
1/2 a cucumber, sliced paper thin
1/2 cup of rice vinegar
5 cm knob of ginger, finely julienne
2 tbs of sugar
pinch of salt



Salt cucumber in a colander for 15 minutes, squeeze off excess liquid.



Place cucumber, wakame and ginger in a mixing bowl.



Dissolve sugar and salt in the rice vinegar and add the mixteure to the bowl. Mix well and leave it til needed.

7 comments:

  1. I have to learn more about japanese foods...what is wakame...

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  2. It is quite easy makcik..sihat lagi. Wakame tu sejenis seaweed.

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  3. I love dishes like these- very light and refreshing accompaniments to other yummy Japanese dishes.

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  4. Mmmmm cucumber relish. Perfect for when they start appearing in my garden in July.

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  5. Delicious cucumber relish..

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  6. Sanjana,
    Thank you very much!

    Claudia,
    Thank you very much! Would be great to pick up fresh cucumbers for this!

    Joy ,
    Thank you!

    Priya,
    Thank you!

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