Ginger and turmeric fermented carrot sticks from The Wild Gut!

Ginger and Turmeric Fermented Carrot Sticks

Ginger and Turmeric Fermented carrot sticks are a great lunch snack.

Course Side Dish
Keyword carrots, ginger, turmeric
Servings 1 Jar


  • 1.5 lbs carrots (approximately)
  • 1 inch chunk of ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • tsp sea salt


  1. Dissolve the sea salt in the filtered water and set aside
  2. Peel, trim and cut carrots into sticks
  3. Peel the ginger and slice into discs
  4. Turn jar on its side and add half of the ginger
  5. Stack carrot sticks until jar is about half full
  6. Add the rest of the ginger
  7. Continue stacking sticks until you absolutely can't fit another one in
  8. Turn the jar right side up and cover everything with the salt water
  9. Sprinkle in turmeric powder
  10. Cap the jar, give a gentle shake to distribute turmeric and let sit on the counter for 2-3 days
  11. Once you see bubbles and notice the water turning cloudy, transfer to the door of your refrigerator

  12. Let sit for 10 days and then enjoy
  13. Once opened, keep on a shelf in your refrigerator to slow additional fermentation