In a medium sauce pan, mix sugar, salt, and vinegar and caraway. Heat until over medium heat sugar and salt are completely dissolved.
Add cold water to cool brine and set aside.
Halve, pit and peel avocado, then grate on the largest holes of a box grater. Place grated avocado into a sealable 4 quart container.
Pour cooled brine over coarse grated avocado. Place a folded sheet of parchment or cheesecloth over the top of the brine to ensure that avocado is completely submerged
Seal container and chill in refrigerator for at least 6 hours to pickle avocado.
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