Colorful Beet Pickled Eggs

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author The following information about this recipe was contributed by Sherly James: Recipe photo, Ingredients & Preparation.


Eggs - 6 nos
Beetroot - 3 nos
Apple cider vinegar - 1/2 Cups
Sugar - 1/2 Cup
Salt : 2 pinch
Water : 4 Cups
Mayonnaise - 4 table spoon (Optional)
Mustard - 4 table spoon (Optional)
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Have you ever wondered on how to make the beet colored eggs which you got on your visit to a friends house? then its quiet easy. These pickled eggs are simply hard boiled eggs that are cured in vinegar. This is a really simple recipe and your kids get a kick out of the pinkish-purple eggs.

Pickled eggs preparation

  1. Hard-boil the eggs (Add the eggs to cold water with 2 pinch salt and keep it on the stove until a rolling boil. Then turn off the flame & let sit in the same hot water for 15 minutes. Rinse the eggs in cold water and keep it in cold water until you are ready to use them or refrigerate) and peel them.
  2. In a big vessel, combine the sliced beetroots with vinegar and sugar.
  3. Boil it and keep stirring it until the sugar dissolves. Allow it cool down for a bit, but leave warm.
  4. Transfer the solution to a container and dip the eggs in it.
  5. Seal and store in the refrigerator.
  6. Take the eggs out after 2 Days and rinse them shortly with cold water.

To pickle / garnish :

  • Slice each of the eggs lengthwise and carefully remove the egg yolks.
  • Mash the egg yolks with a fork and mix them with mayonnaise and mustard.
  • Fill the egg yolks into the egg halves with a piping bag.

Prolonged exposure to the pickling solution may result in a rubbery texture to the eggs.

This entry was written on February 2nd, 2018 by in Condiments and tagged with , , , , , , , , . Last revised on February 9th, 2018.

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  • June 8, 2015 at 10:14 pm

    Great recipe

  • August 20, 2013 at 12:43 am

    Never heard of such a dish..looks catchy..will try one day 🙂 Thanks for this blog!


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