Key Points:

Makes 2 cups

[This recipe needs to be made at least 12 hours before eating]

1 1/2 cups finely sliced cucumber

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3/4 cup finely sliced onion

1/4 cup salt

water

1 cup white wine vinegar

1 cup white sugar

1 tsp turmeric

3 tsp yellow mustard seeds

1 cinnamon stick

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1 tsp cumin or celery seeds

3 small fresh bay leaves

1

Put the cucumber and onion together in a bowl, sprinkle with salt and mix to combine. Cover with water and refrigerate overnight.

2

Discard the liquid and drain thoroughly.

3

In a saucepan, add the vinegar, sugar, turmeric, mustard seeds, cinnamon, cumin and bay leaves. As soon as this mixture reaches a boil, add the vegetables. Return to a boil then ladle into sterilised jars.