( Please see the sections on "Hints" and Conversion Tables
|2 500g (1lb) cucumbers, peeled
||500g (1lb) cauliflower, chopped
|6 med spring onions, chopped
||1 med red pepper , chopped
|250g (Żlb) green beans, chopped
||2 tablespoons coarse salt
|1Żlitres (6cups) white vinegar
||╝ cup sugar
|1 tablespoon black peppercorns
||2cm piece of ginger, peeled, sliced
|5 small red chillies, halved
||3 bay leaves
|2 cloves garlic, chopped
Cut the cucumbers in half
lengthways, remove the seeds and chop the cucumbers coarsely. Combine the
cucumbers, cauliflower, onions beans and black pepper in a large bowl. Sprinkle
with salt and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 10 minutes. Drain.
Pack vegetables in sterilized jars and cover completely with
spiced vinegar. Seal.
Spiced Vinegar :
Combine the vinegar and sugar in a saucepan, stir over a low
heat , without boiling, until all the sugar has dissolved. Tie the spices in a
muslin bag, add to the pan, and bring to the boil. Cool and discard the muslin
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