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also bul·ghur  (bo͝ol-go͝or′, bŭl′gər)
Cracked wheat grains, often used in Middle Eastern dishes. Also called bulgur wheat.

[Turkish bulgur, from Ottoman Turkish burġul, bulġur.]


(ˈbʌlɡə) or

bulgur wheat

(Cookery) a kind of dried cracked wheat. Also called: burghul
[C20: from Turkish, from Arabic burghul, from Persian]


(ˈbʌl gər, ˈbʊl-)

a form of wheat that has been parboiled, cracked, and dried.
[1925–30; < Turkish < Persian barghōl]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulgur - parched crushed wheat
wheat, wheat berry - grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
tabbouleh, tabooli - a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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Quinoa is a great replacement for bulgur in tabboula salads, for example, because it is gluten-free and won't cause all the digestive problems associated with wheat and gluten.
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Sa'ad Salo, head of the association, said in a statement to SANA reporter that the food packages contain bulgur wheat, lentils, sugar, beans, vegetable oil, tomato paste, pasta, rice and flour.
You only need these ingredients: two cups of bulgur, two cups of vegetable stock, salt, pepper, one bunch of purslane, two red peppers, six spring onions and Lollo Rossa leaves (the red, loose-leaf type of lettuce).
PUMPERNICKEL (Makes two 615g loaves) TIMINGS: Mixing and kneading: 8min First rising: 1hr Proofing: 16-20hrs Baking: 6hrs DTo INGREDIENTS: 300g (2 cups) dark rye flour 150g (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose (plain) flour 50g (generous 1/4 cup) precooked bulgur wheat 500g (generous 2 cups) water at 80F (25degC) 120g liquid sourdough starter (or 25g/2tbsp dry sourdough starter) 10g (2tsp) salt 60g (1/4 cup) clear honey 40g (1/4 cup) mixed seeds (anise, coriander, fennel, and caraway) Butter for greasing METHOD: You will need two loaf pans with sliding lids, each 6 1/2 x 3 x 3 inches (17 x 7.
Bulgur Wheat Bulgur wheat is cous cous's kissing cousin and is made from dried cracked wheat.
Ready in 45-50 minutes 200g dried bulgur wheat 400g cherry vine tomatoes 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into bite-sized pieces 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped Low-calorie cooking spray Salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 spring onions, thinly sliced 310g cooked and peeled large prawns A small handful of roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley Juice of 1 lemon
Using a food processor, blend the onion, mint leaves, 1 tablespoon of bulgur and kibbeh spice.
And I was rewarded with a deep-filled bowl filled with bulgur wheat and Mediterranean vegetables, Indian spiced chick pea salad, homemade coleslaw and honeyed rice.
We opted for three mezze plates as a starter: hummus, Patlican salad (a chunky puree of chargrilled, smoked aubergine mixed with tahini, red pepper, tomato, onion, garlic and parsley) and kisir (crushed walnuts, bulgur wheat, finely-chopped pepper, celery, tomato, lemon juice and parsley).
This Tabbouleh With Chicken is a Stir Crazy classic that starts with a store-bought mix for the Mediterranean bulgur and parsley salad.
And the Garlic 6 Grain Blend--a mix of grains like brown rice, rye, bulgur, quinoa, and wild rice--has just 150 milligrams of sodium per cup.