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Homemade salted cucumbers

  • Nutrition Facts
  • Calories: 27
  • Protein: 1.1
  • Fats: 0.1
  • Carbohydrates: 5.2

    Lightly salted cucumbers - they are like seeds, it is very difficult to break away from eating them. Every time you say to yourself “Well, one more!”, But it is followed by another and another. Fortunately, salted cucumbers are a low-calorie thing, and therefore there is absolutely no danger to our harmony. Therefore, today KhozOboz will tell (and show, but how else?) how to quickly make lightly salted cucumbers at home. And you can make them in less than an hour! Intrigued? Then go ahead!

    History of the dish

    Almost every Eastern European cuisine has at least one recipe for homemade lightly salted cucumbers. But usually, of course, not one. Such recipes differ from pickles by the pickling method - in this case, it is short-term. It is known that already in the 10th century in Russia various dishes were prepared from cucumbers, since during the excavations of ancient Novgorod fossilized cucumber seeds were found. And in the 17th century, salted homemade cucumbers were already known to the Eastern Slavs. So this dish is ancient, so looking down on it is not recommended.

    There are many recipes for lightly salted cucumbers. But usually they differ only in a set of spices. And the spices used are very diverse, among them: black currant leaves, cherry and oak leaves, red currant juice and berries, apples and cranberries, garlic and dill, cloves and bay leaves, coriander, anise, black pepper, allspice and many others. There are recipes that contain mineral water and even vodka!

    There are some secrets that will help make cucumbers especially tasty. For example, it is desirable to select fruits of more or less the same size - so salting will take place evenly. Before salting, some housewives also keep cucumbers in very cold water for an hour or two, and cut off the tips to speed up the process. If the salting is “dry”, that is, without liquid, the cucumbers should be in the refrigerator. By the way, the recipe that HozOBoz offers just involves “dry” salting.


    • Cucumbers - 1 kg
    • Garlic - 1 head
    • Dill - 1 bunch
    • Salt - 1 tablespoon
    • Sugar - 1 teaspoon
    • Carnation - 1 piece
    • Allspice - 6 pieces

    How to make salted cucumbers at home

    1. To make salted cucumbers at home, we need, in fact, cucumbers, as well as garlic, salt, sugar, allspice and one cloves.

      Ingredients for making lightly salted cucumbers

    2. Cut the cucumbers lengthwise into 8 parts, if the fruits are medium or large in size. If the fruits are small, cut each cucumber into 4 parts.

      Cut each cucumber lengthwise into several pieces

    3. Place the sliced ​​cucumbers in a bag with a zipper. Put the minced garlic in there.

      Put cucumbers and finely chopped garlic in a bag

    4. Grind the dill, then to put it on the cucumbers.

      Finely chop the dill

    5. Put dill, salt, sugar, allspice and cloves in a bag for cucumbers.

      Add all the remaining ingredients to the cucumbers

    6. Close the zipper and mix the entire contents of the package well so that the cucumbers let the juice out a little and are completely covered with spices. We send the package to the refrigerator for 30 minutes. At the same time, every 10 minutes we mix the contents of the package - this will need to be done three times.

      We close the package and mix everything inside. We send it to the refrigerator for half an hour

    7. Half an hour later, salted cucumbers are ready at home! They are crispy and very tasty!

      Lightly salted cucumbers are ready, bon appetit!

    The benefits of the dish

    In the process of cooking, salted cucumbers accumulate sodium, iron, phosphorus, copper, potassium, magnesium, calcium and zinc. Therefore, cucumbers become even more useful, because now they are a source of important minerals. Also, salted cucumbers are rich in B vitamins, they contain vitamins A, C, E, K. In general, the benefits of salted cucumbers are more than obvious. And what do you cook from cucumbers. Let's pickle together - you will like it. Your HozOboz!

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