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Recipe: Red Onion Pickle

Pickles are a great accompaniment to any curry in Pakistani and Indian cuisine. Red onion pickle is a very tasty recipe. Red onion slices are flavored with spices and white vinegar. This delicious Red Onion pickle is a GREAT accompaniment to just about any meal or curry, and is exceptional even with just plain parathas or bread.

Check out the Red Onion pickle recipe here:

Red Onion Pickle recipe
Photo: Red Onion Pickle recipe

Ready In: 25 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

This recipe make 6 serving(s).


  • 1 lb red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar

For Spices:

  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 star anise
  • Dash red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger slices,
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp whole mustard seeds


  • Blanch red onions in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes.
  • Drain in colander.
  • While the water is heating in step 1, in a separate saucepan combine the vinegar, sugar and spices.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add blanched, drained onions to the vinegar mixture.
  • Simmer for 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a glass jar.
  • Allow to stand until cooled.
  • Will keep several weeks refrigerated.
  • Red Onion Pickle is ready to eat.
  • Enjoy!

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