Turshi Khiyar (Iraqi Pickles)

Pickled vegetables are part of many traditional Iraqi meals. Try them here
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These are traditional Iraqi pickles. Pickled veggies are usually served as part of a typical Iraqi meal. The spice mixture in these makes them irresistible. Also, the method used here can be used for other veggies as well.

-Cluich

This recipe is courtesy of Cluich via Food.com

121
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
4 lbs

Ingredients

  • 4 Pounds pickling cucumbers
  • 4 Cups white vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/3 Cup kosher salt
  • 2 Teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar

Directions

Put the cucumbers in a mason jar or jars.

In a pot, bring the vinegar, salt, garlic, and spices to a boil.

Remove from the heat and pour over the cucumbers to the top of the jar(s). Seal the jar(s).

The pickles will be ready within a week. Just watch for the color change.

Pickle Shopping Tip

Look for glass jars with metal lids (preferably Mason jars). They are more easily sanitized than plastic containers.

Pickle Cooking Tip

When pickling foods, invert the jar for about 5 minutes after sealing it to ensure a tight seal.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.7g
1.1%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.2g
0.9%
Protein
3g
6%
Carbs
19g
6%
Vitamin A
23µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%
Vitamin C
13mg
22%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.3%
Vitamin K
75µg
94%
Calcium
100mg
10%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
32µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
32µg
8%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
66mg
17%
Monounsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.5mg
2.5%
Phosphorus
126mg
18%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
695mg
20%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.1%
Sodium
1617mg
67%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.6%
Zinc
1mg
7%