Thai Cucumber Relish (A-jaad)

This Thai cucumber relish or A-jaad we called.  It’s slightly simple sweet in vinegary syrup.  A condiments to Thai dishes.  We particularly like to serve them with fish cake, satay and a few dishes in the Thai-Muslim cuisine as a Thai yellow curry chicken etc.

  • ¼  cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1-2 red spur chilies cut into short length
  • Coriander for sprinkle

  1. Cook vinegar and sugar in small saucepan over low heat until the sugar dissolves. Let it cool.
  2. In a small serving bowl add sliced cucumbers, sliced shallots and red spur chilies.
  3. Pour boiled vinegar mixture over that and mix well.
  4. Spoon into a small serving cup to accompany spicy fish cakes or satay, Khanom Pang Na Mou, Thai yellow curry chicken etc.