Pickled cucumbers under a plastic lid: what to add so that they are not sour

Tetiana KoziukFood
Pickled cucumbers. Source: Screenshot from a video on Yulia's Treats YouTube channel

Pickled cucumbers are a very practical way of preparing vegetables for the winter. As a rule, they are prepared without vinegar, which makes them juicy, crisp and firm. Plus, they're even healthier.

One of the culinary blogs (vitala_foodblog) on Instagram published a recipe for sour cucumbers with a secret ingredient, which is flour. Thus, the cucumbers do not go sour and are perfectly stored.

Recipe for pickled cucumbers with flour


Bottom of jar:

  • dill umbrella
  • horseradish leaves
  • garlic - a few cloves
  • bay leaves
  • currant and cherry leaves as desired

In a jar:

  • salt - 3 tbsp.
  • flour - 3 tbsp.
  • water

Method of preparation:

1. Lay out all the washed herbs and a few cloves of garlic in a jar.

2. Wash cucumbers thoroughly and cut off their tails. Put in the jars.

Pickled cucumbers with plastic lid

3. Place salt on top and add flour.

4. Fill the jars with water, close with plastic lids and shake slightly to dissolve the salt and flour. Leave the cucumbers in this form for 4 days in a warm place.

Ready made dish for a 3-liter jar

5. Move the jars to a cold place and leave them for 2 months. Enjoy your appetite!

Also on OBOZREVATEL you can read the recipes:

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