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Does someone have recipe to prepare bulgur like Turkish restaurants serve with their kebobs??

This dish resembles a fluffy rice with a flavor and color like Spanish rice. I have eaten it at a restaurant in Cary, NC. I am a cardiac patient and am focusing on healthy vegetables, grains and fruit dishes. I am not vegetarian. Thank you for any replies.

kkarn7 years ago
Bulgur can be found in many Middle-Eastern Markets. It is wheat but it is not couscous which is produced by rolling the grains and coating them with flour. I did find whole grain couscous in Whole Foods but for the most part it's not whole grain.

Indian markets may have Bulgur as well.
[edited because my spell checker changes Bulgur to Bulgar which is an historical group from Central Asia. Bulghur or Bulgur is the food.
lemonie7 years ago
Couscous is cracked wheat, Bulgar being a variety of wheat.
You want to look for couscous recipes, like cardu suggests.
Another:
find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn


L
+1. You can buy couscous at most grocery stores. It's already cooked and deyhydrated, so the preparation time is similar to that of ramen noodles. Comers plain or flavored in a variety of manner (my fav is garlic) Basically boil some water, toss the couscous in, give it a quick stir, turn off the heat, allow to stand a minute or two, and eat.
cardu7 years ago
I don't know about Bulgur, but afaik it's similar to Couscous, which is prepared:
a) (the easy way) Bring 1 cup of water with some salt to a boil. Add 1/2 cup couscous per person, take away from heat source and let soak until all water has disappeared (no stirring, else it won't become fluffy!). Then stir in 1 Tbsp of butter, maybe olive oil works, too.
b) I really don't know how the complicated way works. It involves some way of steaming the Couscous, either over boiling water or a tajine, some kind of vegetable stew.
Blugur should be prepared somehow like this, but with a little longer cooking time. But I'm no expert, really.