Turkish Bulgur Salad (Kısır)

Here is an easy to make, nutritious and very tasty Turkish Bulgur salad recipe.

CategoryMezes & AppetizersCuisineTurkishRating

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time40 mins

 2 cups fine bulgur
 2 cups boiling water
 1 onion (chopped)
 ½ cup olive oil
 2 tbsp red pepper paste
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 1 cup green onion (chopped)
 1 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
 1 cup fresh dill (chopped)
 ½ cup fresh mint
 1 lemon (juiced)
 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
 ½ tbsp cumin
 1 tbsp salt

1

Soak the bulgur in a bowl with boiling water. Cover and leave to sit for about 15-20 minutes.

2

Add oil to a frying pan, saute the onions on medium heat until it's tender. Then add the tomato and pepper paste. Stir them well for few minutes.

3

Combine bulgur and sauteed mixture together in the bowl. Mix them well.

4

Add all the chopped greens, spices, pomegranate molasses, lemon juice, and salt into the bowl. Then mix all.

Your Turkish Bulgur Salad is ready. Afiyet Olsun!

You can serve it hot or cold and add pomegranate as a topping.

Ingredients

 2 cups fine bulgur
 2 cups boiling water
 1 onion (chopped)
 ½ cup olive oil
 2 tbsp red pepper paste
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 1 cup green onion (chopped)
 1 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
 1 cup fresh dill (chopped)
 ½ cup fresh mint
 1 lemon (juiced)
 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
 ½ tbsp cumin
 1 tbsp salt

Directions

1

Soak the bulgur in a bowl with boiling water. Cover and leave to sit for about 15-20 minutes.

2

Add oil to a frying pan, saute the onions on medium heat until it's tender. Then add the tomato and pepper paste. Stir them well for few minutes.

3

Combine bulgur and sauteed mixture together in the bowl. Mix them well.

4

Add all the chopped greens, spices, pomegranate molasses, lemon juice, and salt into the bowl. Then mix all.

Your Turkish Bulgur Salad is ready. Afiyet Olsun!

You can serve it hot or cold and add pomegranate as a topping.

Turkish Bulgur Salad (Kısır)