Pickled Purslane Recipe - Armenian Food

Pickled Purslane Recipe – Armenian Food

Pickled Purslane Recipe  by Heghineh

Quick recipe or rather instructions how to make pickled purslane, one of my favorite greens . It also happens to be a nutritious one , so I highly recommend to include purslane in your diet. It’s sold in most Mediterranean and oriental supermarkets.

I’ve already posted quite a recipe with purslane: lentil soup with purslane, marinated purslane, cucumber and purslane salad. All those recipe can be found here on my blog. Video tutorials on my YouTube channel.

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Pickled Purslane Recipe - Armenian Food

3-5 bunches (1-2 lbs) fresh purslane

Boiling hot water

9-12 garlic cloves

1 tsp black peppercorns

1-2 tsp allspice seed

6-7 bay leaves

8-9 dried red chili or 3-4 fresh jalapeños

For brine : water, sea or kosher salt, sugar

Pickled Purslane Recipe - Armenian Food


Making the brine

Proportions : to each 1 cup of water add 2 full teaspoons of salt and half a teaspoon of sugar

Make as much brine as you need to cover the greens fully

Pickled Purslane Recipe - Armenian Food

Preparing and arranging the greens and spices

Start by washing and placing the purslane in hot water to tenderize

Divide the rest of ingredients , spices and garlic, into three portions

Place the first portion of spices on the bottom of a glass or plastic food container

Place half of the tenderized purslane over

Sprinkle with second half of spices and garlic

Lastly, place the rest of purslane and last batch of spices

Pour the brine, cover with lid  and set at room temperature for 2-3 hours

Transfer to fridge to continue marinating for 2 days

Bon appetite!

Բարի ախորժակ!

Pickled Purslane Recipe - Armenian Food