Iraqi Cucumber Pickles Recipe

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Iraqi Cucumber Pickles Recipe

Let me share this cucumber recipe,it's absolutely the best pickles you will ever prepare!

Ingredients:

1 gallon glass jar
40-45 fresh, firm cucumbers 1-1.5 inches thick, 5-6 inches long
7 sprigs fresh dill
12 cloves garlic, sliced
6 bay leaves
3 hot chili peppers
1 Tsp allspice
½ gallon warm water
Sea salt

Directions:

1. Place 13 cucumbers on the bottom of the jar.
Make sure to arrange them in an organized manner.

2. Over the layer of 13 cucumbers add the following spices:
1 chili pepper, 4 cloves garlic, 2 bay leaves.

3. Repeat this process of layering nine cucumbers and then adding
exactly the same amounts of spices until the jar is almost full.

4. Add 1 Tsp ground allspice.

5. Add warm water and sea-salt in the following manner:
for each cup of warm water add 1 heaping Tsp of sea-salt.

6. When the water is just ½ an inch below the top of the jar
add the sprigs of dill so that they are on top of the cucumbers.

7. Close the jar and put it on a flat plate in a place that gets sun.

8. Wait 3-4 days until the color of the cucumbers turns to khaki green.

9. Enjoy the most delicious cucumbers pickles you will ever eat.

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