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Acar Timun Kuning /javanese cucumber and carrot in curry spices

From wikipedia : Acar  is a type of  pickling  made in  Indonesia ,  Malaysia , and  Singapore . It is made from different vegetables such as  yardlong beans ,  carrots  and  cabbage  which are pickled in  vinegar  and dried chillies . The vegetables are then tossed in ground  peanuts . Variants of acar include acar awak or  Nyonya  acar, and  Malay  acar. Acar awak is more elaborate, containing other vegetables such as  eggplants  as well as aromatic spices in the pickling mix. Acar is commonly served as a condiment to be eaten with a main course. In Indonesia, acar is commonly made from small chunks of cucumber, carrot, shallot and occasionally pineapple, and marinated in a sweet and sour solution of sugar and vinegar. Some households add lemongrass or ginger to spice it up. The salad has also been adopted in to  Thai cuisine  where it is called  achat  ( Thai :  อาจาด ). It is made with cucumber, red chillies, red onions or shallots, vinegar, sugar and salt. It is serve

Pineapple cucumber salad

Pineapple cucumber salad Summer is almost over i hate it :(  because i like to see my herbs plants growing all the time,so if i need it just pick it :)   like today,,,i use some cilantro and Thai chilli's for my salad ,One of menu for dinner with friends tonight. i love the smell of fresh herbs,,,i  know i can freeze chilli's for sure, and i can use them durring the winter but i don't know about herb,i never!! by the way,l can wait to share this salad recipe with you guys. i like it very much,the sweetness from pineapple taste really good with hot spicy thai chili's,i definitely will make it again :) peanut cilantro lime dressing Ingredients; 1/2 of a fresh pineapple 1 english cucumber 1 carrot 1/4 of a red onion dressing ingredients; handful of cilantro 1/4 cup unsalted peanut 2 thai chilli's ( optional ) 1 tbs cane brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 lime juice ( from one lime ) 1/2 tsp fish sauce 1 tbs avocado oil before add a salad dressi