I am making a quick pickle aka pickle made with Vinegar, in this recipe. If you follow the ratio, equal parts vinegar and water, plus 4-5% salt, you can make pickles with any crunchy vegetable you can imagine, except leafy vegetables like spinach, because they’ll go sad in the hot solution.

I am pickling some red onions and carrots here. The choice of what whole spices and herbs you want to use is also endless, pick your fav and GO WILD! You can choose to use any vinegar you like but different vinegar will give a slightly different colour, texture and flavour profile. You can choose to add sugar to the recipe too, to your taste (I’ll start with 1tsp, and will go from there).

Make sure you cool down the pickle before you start using it. This recipe makes two jars of pickles which should be good to eat if stored in air tight conatiners in the fridge, for at least 3-5 days. This simple pickle recipe will revamp your meals!


  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 Medium Red Onion (Thinly Sliced)
  • 2 Medium Carrots (Thinly Sliced)
  • 2 Cup (500ml) Water
  • 1 Cup (250ml) White Vinegar
  • 1 Cup (250ml) Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1tsp (5gm) Salt
  • 1tsp Sugar (Optional)
  • 1tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • Fresh Thyme to taste


  • Add equal parts water and vinegar in a pot.
  • Add salt, sugar (optional) and any whole spices you want to add, I am adding black peppercorns and coriander seeds. Turn on the heat.
  • Bring the pot to a boil and turn off the heat.
  • Thinly slice your onions and carrots and add them to separate air tight contaniers.
  • Preferably, you want to pack the vegetables tightly in the jar. So choose a jar accordingly.
  • Pour over the hot solution into the jars with sliced vegetables. Make sure your vegetables are submerged in the hot solution.
  • Add garlic and herbs of your choice, submerge them in the hot solution and close the lid.
  • Let the jars cool down on the counter top.
  • Once cooled down completely, that's it! Quick and easy pickles, ready to go in your salads, toasts, etc. Enjoy!! 🥰