Fruits. Vegetables.,  Herbs. Spices.,  Ingredients.

Green Peppercorns

Green peppercorns are the same berries as black peppercorns except that they have not gone through the drying process. Green peppercorns are widely used in Indian and Thai cuisine as a “vegetable”. It lends a unique fresh peppery taste to dishes. It is quite common for the green peppercorns to be pickled in India. Green peppercorns soaked in salt and vinegar solution are a good accompaniment to steaks and other mild dishes. You can use green peppercorns whole or ground to a paste. To store, wrap the peppercorns in kitchen paper towels. Put the wrapped peppercorns in a zip-lock bag and then store in the chiller. It keeps for about a week – you can use it even if the berries turn black.

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