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Pickled onion recipe

Pearl onions brined in salt and vinegar to make these delicious Indian style pickled onions.
Course condiments
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Pickled onions
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting time 2 hours
Calories 221kcal


  • 15-20 pearls onions peeled and trimmed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 clove garlic optional
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns optional


  • Mix all the ingredients in a jar and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. This will keep for up to 3 months in the brine.


The nutritional value is for the whole batch of pickled onions. 


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1190mg | Potassium: 657mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 1mg