How to Make Pickled Cabbage (Russian Style)

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How to Make Pickled Cabbage (Russian Style) Recipe
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1
Chop the cabbage

Chop the cabbage

2
Grate the carrots, and add to the cabbage with all mentioned supplies. Sugar is optional - it just gives a better crunch to the cabbage, but it will be also good without sugar.

Grate the carrots, and add to the cabbage with all mentioned supplies. Sugar is optional - it just gives a better crunch to the cabbage, but it will be also good without sugar.

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3
mix everything with your hands, you also can squash the mix a bit

mix everything with your hands, you also can squash the mix a bit

4
it should look like this

it should look like this

5
Put the cabbage mix in a bigger bowl, put a plate over it and put something heavy on the plate. Leave it like that for 3 days, room temperature.

Put the cabbage mix in a bigger bowl, put a plate over it and put something heavy on the plate. Leave it like that for 3 days, room temperature.

6
Optional: each day take the press off, thrust in a knife or a spoon handle in the cabbage mix to let the air in

Optional: each day take the press off, thrust in a knife or a spoon handle in the cabbage mix to let the air in

7
After 3 days the cabbage should be crunchy and also a bit acidic. Put it in a jar and keep it in the fridge.

After 3 days the cabbage should be crunchy and also a bit acidic. Put it in a jar and keep it in the fridge.

8
This goes well with vodka :-)

This goes well with vodka :-)

Ingredients

1 Kilogram cabbage 
5 medium carrots 
2 Tablespoons salt 
8 whole black peppercorns 
8 bay leaves 
2 Teaspoons sugar 
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