I never imagined that making homemade Pickled Fennel would be so easy! Follow these simple steps and enjoy your pickled fennel with a chilled drink!
- 2 Fennel bulbs (including the leafy part)
- 2 cups white vinegar
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 5 cloves
- 1 tbs coriander seeds
- 3 dried chillies (optional)
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- 1 pickling jar
How to Make It
Wash the fennel. Chop off the green stem part and put aside. Make sure you also save the dill, we will also be using that
Chop the fennel lengthwise about 1cm wide
Pour the vinegar, water and sugar into a pot and add the spices
Heat over medium to high heat and bring to a simmer
Place the chopped fennel into the pre-sterilized jar and add the brine gradually
Continue filling the jar with remaining fennel and brine until completely full
Seal the jar tightly and set aside to cool
Once completely cooled down place into the fridge
You may have your first serving 3 days later!
The fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, and phytonutrient content in fennel, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health. Fennel contains significant amounts of fiber. Fiber decreases the risk of heart disease as it helps reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood.
Source: Medical News Today
Did you know that:
Fennel can help you sleep since it can relax your muscles — including your digestive muscles — you may feel more ready for bed after drinking it. Ancient remedies called for the use of fennel to treat insomnia.