Achar Kuning

Pickled Vegetables with Turmeric

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 cups

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

  • About


  • ½ cup (50 g) peeled and thinly sliced carrot
  • ½ cup (40


  1. Sprinkle the carrot, cucumber and radish with the salt. Cover with a plate and weigh down with a heavy bowl. Set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Grind the turmeric, ginger and garlic to a paste in a mortar or blender, adding a little oil if necessary to keep the blades turning.
  3. Rinse the vegetables, drain and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.