kisir (Turkish tabbouleh) سلطة البرغل التركية 

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Ingredients :

  • 2 cups fine bulgur 
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 onions diced
  • 5 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs full of tomato paste
  • 1 tbs sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/2 cup green pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup red peppers diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 chopped fresh mint or 2 tbs dried mint
  • 4-6 pieces of green onions diced
  • 1 /2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional), salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tbs pomegranate molasses
  • 4-5 tablespoons olive oil

Method :

  1. In a big bowl add bulgur and water cover and set aside ( add more water if you like bulgur to be softer).
  2. Meanwhile, in a pan, sauté chopped onion in olive oil until translucent. Add paste, sauce and spices and stir to combine.
  3. Add the onion mixture to bulgur and mix well.
  4. Add lemon juice, pomegranate molasses and olive oil. And stir.
  5. Before serving add chopped vegetable and mix to combine.
  6. Serve in a nice big bowl with lettuce leaves around.

Enjoy!!

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