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Turmeric Daikon Pickles

Servings 1 quart


  • 1 each Daikon about 1 pound, peeled, split in half lengthwise and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 clove Garlic smashed
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric ground
  • 1 teaspoon Korean chili flakes or regular chili flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons Sea salt
  • 1 quart Filtered water
  • 1 each Grape leaf can be out of a jar


Equipment needed:

  1. 1 quart Mason jar
  2. Cheesecloth
  3. or thin linen napkin
  4. 1 Rubber band


  1. Mix the daikon, garlic, ginger, turmeric, chili flake and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Pack the mixture into the mason jar, add the grape leaf and cover completely with filtered water.
  3. Cover the jar with cheesecloth and secure with a rubber band.
  4. Let sit on the counter for 7 days then transfer to the fridge.

Recipe Notes

NeedĀ Korean chili flakes? Try this!
NeedĀ Grape leaf? Try this!
Need Cheesecloth? Try this!