Quick + Easy Persian Cucumber Pickle

Khiar Shur

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    mason jar
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About


  • 1 pound (450 g) Persian cucumbers, about 6, rinsed and thoroughly patted dry. Sliced length-wise into quarters


  1. In a clean mason jar, alternately arrange the cucumbers, garlic, thyme, parsley, dill, and coriander seeds.
  2. For the brine: In a small saucepan, place water, salt, and sugar, and bring to a boil. Stir well until salt and sugar are dissolved completely.
  3. Fill the jar with the hot brine. Add the vinegar on top. Close tightly, turn upside down and allow to