Perhaps, cucumbers for all are the most beloved and desirable harvesting for the winter. After all, they can brighten up any dish and add a side dish. And how many soups and salads can be cooked from pickled cucumbers!
There are many recipes for pickles, but one requires special attention - without vinegar, without sterilization. Even without these traditional ingredients and technology, you can get fragrant, tasty, crunchy cucumbers without much effort. All you need is cucumbers, salt and pickling broom (horseradish, dill, cherry and / or currant leaves).
Before cooking cucumbers, be sure to soak for at least 3 hours in cold water. Some housewives recommend keeping from 6 to 8 hours, changing three times the water. However, according to this recipe, cucumbers go crispy and without long soaking.
You can add a sheet of nut along with the rest of the spices. The aroma of cucumbers will only benefit from this.
Cooking time: 20 minutes + holding time 3 days.
1 can of 3 liters is issued.
- cucumbers - 2 kg;
- hot pepper - 1 pod;
- salt - 100 g .;
- water - 2 l .;
- garlic - 2 cloves;
- horseradish leaves;
Super recipe for cucumbers for the winter without sterilization
Glass jars to wash with soda and pour boiling water. Scald all the greens and leaves and cut them into pieces with a finger-length scissors. At the bottom of each can put a handful of greens.
Soaked cucumbers wash with a brush and cut off the tips. Tightly put in jars, trying to fit as many cucumbers as possible. Put a portion of bitter pepper in a jar.
Add salt, 50 grams to each jar. Cover with water and cover with plastic cap. Shake the jar vigorously to dissolve the salt. Leave at room temperature for 3 days. Cucumbers should turn yellow, and the brine will be cloudy. Open the jar and drain the brine.
Since cucumbers have absorbed a certain amount of water, you have to pour fresh water to the water level in the bank was sufficient. Most often it is from 100 to 200 ml, but sometimes more. Boil the liquid and pour the cucumbers.
Boil the tin lid for a few minutes and roll up the jar. Turn it upside down, make sure that the liquid does not flow out and immediately wrapped in a warm blanket. When the cucumbers are completely cooled, you can store them in a dark place. Incredibly fragrant, pleasantly salted and crispy cucumbers are ready.
Enjoy your meal!