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Friday, June 24, 2011

Bulgur Pilaf with Shelled Fava Beans

(Ic Baklali Bulgur Pilavi - Hatay)

Bulgur Pilaf with Shelled Fava Beans
3/4 cup Turkish bulgur, large grain, washed and drained
1/3 cup fresh fava beans, shelled*
2 tbsp butter or 4 tbsp olive oil
1 medium sized onion, sliced
1 tbsp red pepper paste
1 cup warm water

Garlic Yogurt Sauce:

1/2 cup plain yogurt
1-2 garlic cloves, mashed with salt

Saute the onion with olive oil for about 2-3 minutes. Add the fava beans, red pepper paste, warm water, bulgur, salt and pepper into the pot, stir. Cover, turn the heat down to low heat. Cook until all the water evaporates. Let the Bulgur Pilaf stand for about 5 minutes.

Serve the Bulgur Pilaf with Shelled Fava Beans with Garlic Yogurt Sauce by the side.

2-3 servings.

* Peel the beans out of the big pods. Then peel the outer shells using a small knife.



At 3:38 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

Hi, Binnur!
Very nice pics!
By the way, one of recepies
doesn't exist.

At 3:52 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Thank you Alex:)


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