Acar Timun (Sour Cucumber Salad)

I am going all-in with this Indonesian thang, okay? This sour cucumber salad makes a great side dish, especially if you’re having a spicy stir fry. Feel free to make a big batch and leave it in an vacuum-locked, clean, glass container in the fridge for you to use whenever you please!



March 28, 2018
: 1 large jar
: 10 min
: 10 min
: easy


  • 2 cucumbers, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 red chili, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 cm ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric (or a bit of fresh turmeric!)
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 4 tbsp honey or coconut sugar
  • 125 ml white vinegar
  • Step 1 Simply chop chop chop all the ingredients and add them to a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Add the honey or coconut sugar as well.
  • Step 2 Now transfer the mixture to a glass jar and cover with white vinegar.
  • Step 3 Leave for at least 1h before serving, or just leave in the fridge to pickle even further!

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