Bulgur Pilaf with Chickpeas

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
On the Hummus Route

By Ariel Rosenthal, Orly Peli-Bronshtein and Dan Alexander

Published 2019

  • About

There are many variations of this hearty Arab dish. This vegetarian version is borrowed from the Druze kitchen, and is particularly good served with yogurt.


  • ¼ cup (60 milliliters) olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the onion and bell peppers and sauté until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, chile pepper, grated tomatoes, tomato paste, mint, baharat, salt, and pepper, and mix well. Add the chickpeas and bulgur and mix well.
  2. Pour in the stock or water, stir, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce