Ampalaya Atchara is a Philippine condiment that pairs well with seafood or meat.
1. When making the syrup taste to see if you need more sugar. The vinegar I’m using will be different from yours so acidity will vary. 2. If you prepare to blanche the vegetables by dipping it in boiling water for a minute and shocking it in cold water you may do so. I find the other way just a lot easier. 3. Make sure syrup has cooled down before pouring in vegetables. You will end up with soggy veggies. 4. If vegetables are not packed tightly it will float to the top.