- Ingredients precooked soft wheat kernels
- Origin Turkey
- Description bulgur is prepared from soft wheat kernels that have been parboiled, dried, cracked, and then sifted for sizing. It retains a high percentage of the minerals and vitamins present in the raw wheat. bulgur is most often found in Turkish, Middle Eastern, Indian and Mediterranean dishes. Substitute for rice or couscous for additional nutrition and a light, nutty flavor.
- To prepare pour enough boiling water over 1 cup bulgur to cover. Let stand approximately 20 minutes, or until soft. Drain any excess water.
1 cup (160 g) bulgur wheat 2 cups (500 ml) boiling water .
To rehydrate stir in bulgur to boiling water, simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat, and cover until all of the water is absorbed, about 15 - 20 minutes. Use in your favourite recipes.
Yields 2 1/2 cups.