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How to make pickled cabbage (russian style)

Make Pickled Cabbage (Russian Style)

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Chop the cabbage

Chop the cabbage

Grate the carrots, and add to the cabbage with all mentioned supplies. Sugar is optional - it just gives a better crunch to the cabbage, but it will be also good without sugar.

Grate the carrots, and add to the cabbage with all mentioned supplies. Sugar is optional - it just gives a better crunch to the cabbage, but it will be also good without sugar.

mix everything with your hands, you also can squash the mix a bit

mix everything with your hands, you also can squash the mix a bit

it should look like this

it should look like this

Put the cabbage mix in a bigger bowl, put a plate over it and put something heavy on the plate. Leave it like that for 3 days, room temperature.

Put the cabbage mix in a bigger bowl, put a plate over it and put something heavy on the plate. Leave it like that for 3 days, room temperature.

Optional: each day take the press off, thrust in a knife or a spoon handle in the cabbage mix to let the air in

Optional: each day take the press off, thrust in a knife or a spoon handle in the cabbage mix to let the air in

After 3 days the cabbage should be crunchy and also a bit acidic. Put it in a jar and keep it in the fridge.

After 3 days the cabbage should be crunchy and also a bit acidic. Put it in a jar and keep it in the fridge.

This goes well with vodka :-)

  • 1.0kg cabbage
  • 5.0 medium carrots
  • 2.0Tbsp salt
  • 8.0 whole black peppercorns
  • 8.0 bay leaves
  • 2.0tsp sugar