Turkish bulgur salad (kisir)

kisir

Ingredients

1 cup fine grain bulgur wheat 60 ml olive oil 1 onion, diced 1-2 tbs tomato paste 1-2 tbs pepper paste 1 lemon juice 2 tbs pomegranate molasses 1 tsp salt 1 tbs sumac 1/2 tsp black pepper 3-4 tomatoes, diced 1/2 bunch spring onions, sliced thinly 1 cup chopped parsley 1-2 banana chili […]

Tabbouleh

Ingredients

1 Large tomato 1 Medium cucumber 1 Bunch shallots 1/2 Cup bulgur – fine grain 3 Bunches parsley 1 Bunch mint 3 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice or pomegranate molasses Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

1. Soak bulgur in 1/2 cup of hot water until the water is absorbed.

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Eggplant dip with pomegranate syrup and almonds

We found this recipe in the ‘Health’ section of the New York Times. It’s a nice variation to the the classic eggplant based dips such as baba ganouch. And as the introduction to the recipe reveals; “Coarsely chopped almonds, pomegranate molasses and drained yogurt contribute a unique set of nutrients to this Turkish grilled eggplant […]