Pickled Onions Recipe

These tangy onions make a nice acidic condiment for Indian dishes.

Note: Start these onions at least 24 hours before you want to use them.

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Active: 10 mins
Total: 24 hrs
Serves: 12 servings

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  • 2 red onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Red wine vinegar


  1. Place onions, pepper flakes, salt, and garlic in a bowl. Cover with red wine vinegar. Stir to combine.

  2. Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and let rest for 24 hours. If not eating immediately, transfer to refrigerator.

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