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bul·gur

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

[Turkish bulgur, from Ottoman Turkish burġul, bulġur.]
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Noun1.bulghur - 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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Ingredients 1 cup bulghur cracked wheat, either fine (#1) grind or coarse (#2) 1-1/2 containers grape tomatoes, cut in half, or equivalent garden tomatoes 1 bunch green onions, white and green part, sliced thin 1/2 to 1 English cucumber, unpeeled, chopped 1 large bunch fresh parsley, leaves chopped 1 bell pepper, red or yellow, chopped Radishes, chopped (optional, to taste) Ground cumin to taste: start with 2 teaspoons Couple 2" sprigs each fresh basil and mint, chopped or 1 teaspoon each dried Olive oil to taste -1 like 2 to 3 tablespoons or so.
Also good with such barbecued things is Tabbouleh, variations of which exist all around the far east of the Med, and which all combine nutty couscous or bulghur wheat with masses of chopped parsley, mint and tomato, dressed with sharp lemon juice and good olive oil.
PARSNIP 'TABBOULEH' (Serves 4) TABBOULEH is a popular Middle Eastern salad made with bulghur wheat.
Hot mezzehs '(from lamb sambousek to cheese rolls to spinach fatayer) in an Egyptian-themed iftar cant be far away but the best was their kibbeh - made of bulghur and minced beef.
Hot mezzehs aACAy(from lamb sambousek to cheese rolls to spinach fatayer) in an Egyptian-themed iftar cant be far away but the best was their kibbeh - made of bulghur and minced beef.
After a mezze spread including muhammara (tomato spread with ground walnuts), hummous (which needs no introduction, of course!), barbunya pilaki (beans cooked in tomato paste), cacik (yogurt with cucumber and dried mint, often referrred to as Turkey's national dish), various salatasi (salads) including patilcan salatasi (eggplant salad), and soups with lentils and bulghur, you may be full, but leave room for the mains.
Sources of iron include: soybeans, lentils, blackstrap molasses, kidney beans, chickpeas, black-eyed peas, Swiss chard, tempeh, black beans, tahini, peas, bulghur, bok choy, raisins, watermelon, millet, kale ...
*is an Arab dish made of bulghur, minced onions and ground red meat, usually beef, lamb, or goat.
Some bulghur, cinnamon and allspice are mixed into the raw ground beef (or lamb or goat meat).
They also serve dishes such as potato kibbeh, moujadra (lentils), bulghur, and kishik.
Instead of white rice or potato for dinner, Ohlson recommends brown rice, wild rice, a sweet potato or a grain such as bulghur, quinoa or whole wheat couscous.