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Lightly Salted Pickled Cucumber with Dill, Garlic and Coriander

Quick cucumbers in the package will be a great alternative to the classic salted cucumbers. To prepare this snack, you will need no more than 15 minutes. Salted cucumbers in this recipe is moderately salty and crispy, combining the freshness of summer vegetables and a bright spicy taste. For the recipe, it is best to use young cucumbers of small size and dark green color. Vegetables should not be damaged or lethargic. If you want cucumbers to be salted more quickly, cut them into 2-4 pieces.
60 min
8 servings


  • Cucumber
    1 kg
  • Garlic
    3-4 clove
  • Coriander seeds
    1 tsp
  • Salt
    1 tbsp
  • Dill
    300 g


  • 1. Wash the cucumbers and soak them in cold water for 1-2 hours, thanks to this they will turn out crispier. Then get vegetables from water and cut off tails from two parties. If you use large cucumbers, cut them along half.
  • 2. Transfer the prepared vegetables into a clean and dry plastic bag for food.
  • 3. Peel, wash and cut garlic cloves into several parts. Add the garlic in the bag to the vegetables. If you want to get a more pronounced taste of garlic, bring the cloves through the press.
  • 4. Wash fragrant fennel and dry from excess moisture. Finely chop fresh greens.
  • 5. Add the chopped dill in a bag of cucumbers.
  • 6. For aroma, add coriander seeds.
  • 7. Pour a tablespoon of salt without a slide. It is better to use large table salt.
  • 8. After closing the bag, carefully mix all the ingredients so that the salt and spices evenly cover all the vegetables.
  • 9. Tightly tie the package. Put our blank in a deep plate or bowl. Put a package with salted cucumbers on the shelf of the fridge. After some time, the vegetables will start up juice. Periodically shake the bag so that the vegetables are evenly salted.
  • 10. The next day, salted cucumbers with garlic and coriander will be ready. They can be transferred to a special container or any glassware and stored in the fridge. Serve pickled cucumbers fast along with potatoes, shashlik and other meat or fish dishes.
  • 11. Bon appetit!