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Cucumber Achar is a Nepali pickle recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cucumber Pickle by following this easy recipe.

Cucumber Achar Recipe
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• 4 Cups cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced into 2 inch length
• 1 tbsp Salt, for dewatering cucumber
• 1/2 Cup sesame seeds
• 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
• 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
• 1 tbsp Chili paste
• 1 tbsp Garlic paste
• 2 tbsp Tamarind paste
• 3 tbsp Mustard oil
• 1 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
• Pinch of asafetida
• Salt to taste
How to make Cucumber Achar:
In a large bowl, mix cucumber slices and salt.
Let it rest for at least two hours, to extract water from cucumber. Thereafter, drain it thoroughly.
Dry roast sesame, cumin and coriander seeds.
In a blender, blend the toasted seeds, along with chili paste, tamarind paste, garlic paste, oil, black pepper, asafetida and salt.
Pour the mixture onto dewatered cucumber slices. Mix thoroughly.
Refrigerate in a sterilized jar.
Cucumber Achaar is ready.

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