Bulgur Salad / Tabbouleh

Salad-e Balghur

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

Joon

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

This is a wonderful, classic Middle Eastern salad. In Turkey, where it is called kisir, it is made with half the quantity of parsley and a dressing sharpened by pomegranate molasses (¼ cup/60 ml in this instance) instead of the lime juice.

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 cup (180 g) fine-grained bulgur (cracked wheat), rinsed in a fine-mesh colander
  • ¼

Method

  1. Place the bulgur in a large salad bowl and stir in the ¼ cup boiling water. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and allow to soak for 1 hour. The bulgur should be tender.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the salad ingredients.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together all th