Monday, September 5, 2011

Pickled Turnips - Kabiss el Lift


1 kg turnips
2 beets

3 cups water
1 / 4 cup coarse sea salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 Liter storage jar (air tight) from Fido - Italy


Clean the glass storage jar with hot water and leave to dry. Peel turnips and cut it into crescent-shaped pieces.

Begin stacking turnips inside the storage jar. Distribute peeled and sliced beets on top. Stir the salt and sugar in water and bring it to a boil. Then turn off the heat and when cool add to the jar until it is turnips are submerged. Close the storage jar and wait 15 to 20 days for turnips to be pickled.

Turnips can be served with grilled meat, shawarma, falafel sandwiches and with moujadara (lentil paste).