Prepare all vegetables. Then combine ginger root, dried chiles, vinegar, sugar and salt with 3/4 cup water in a saucepan. Bring to a rapid boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes; remove from heat, cool to tepid and add carrots. Cool completely, stirring from time to time.
Add bell pepper, sweet red pepper, onions and cucumber. Pour into a bowl and chill for at least 4 hours, or overnight in the refrigerator. May be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Makes approximately 3 pints.
From "Innards and Other Variety Meats". Jana Allen and Margret Gin. 101 Productions. San Francisco, 1974.
Posted by Stephen Ceideburg November 7 1990.