Pickled Cucumber

Kaankro ko Achaar

Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

Nepali cucumbers differ slightly from the varieties available in the United States. They are eaten fresh when the cucumbers are young, but are also left on the vine to mature so they can be made into pickles. Mature Nepali cucumbers are large, oblong, and brown-skinned with a crisp flesh, resembling small watermelons. Pickled cucumber is eaten frequently in Nepal. During the festival of Dashain, when a large amount of meat and rich foods are consumed, pickled cucumbers are served to provide