Thai Pickled Cucumber (Ajad)

 Thai Pickled Cucumber  (Ajad)
1/2 cup white vinegar - coconut vinegar is nice
2 tsp sugar
1/4 cup sliced cucumber
1/4 cup shallots, sliced
1-2 tsp chopped green chiles to your taste

Put vinegar, sugar and chiles in a pint jar, mix throughly, add sliced shallots and cucumbers. Mix ingredients and place in the refrigerator to develop flavours for a few days before using.

To learn of many other wonderful Thai condiments look on the Thai site:

Condiments and Dipping Sauces are the backbone of Thai cuisine.
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