A very healthy dish prepared from pickled vegetables that are mildly spiced,sourish with a taste of sweetness as well. 'Acar awak' are pickled vegetables which are mildly spiced, sourish and with a tinge of sweetness too. It serves as a condiment as well as an accompaniment to many local dishes due to its tantalizing flavours. Acar awak is a pickled vegetables dish known best within the Nyonya or Peranakan community. Usually, it is prepared in large amount and stored in glass bottles for later consumption as these pickled vegetables taste better as they age. Usually enjoyed as a side dish or condiment along with rice, it stirs up the appetite.