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Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Bulgur Pilaf with Sun-Dried Vegetables

(Çarpana Aşı)

Bulgur Pilaf with Sun-Dried Vegetables
1/2 cup Turkish bulgur, large grain, washed and drained -I always use Turkish Bulgur because the taste is better:)
1 cup hot water
2 sun-dried eggplants
2 sun-dried tomatoes
2 sun-dried peppers
1 medium onion, sliced
5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp red pepper paste sweet or hot

Garlic Yogurt Sauce:
1/2 cup yogurt, plain
1-2 cloves of garlic, mashed with salt

First, soak the sun-dried vegetables in hot water for half an hour, drain and cut in bite-sized pieces.

Meanwhile sauté the onion with olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the sun-dried vegetables, tomato paste, red pepper paste, salt and pepper. Continue to saute for 3-4 more minutes. Add the bulgur and hot water and stir.

Turn the heat down to low. Cover and cook until all the water evaporates. Let the Pilaf stand for about 5 minutes. Serve with garlic yogurt sauce on the side.

Makes 2 servings.



At 4:19 AM, Anonymous Sophia said...

Looks great!! I love your blog, thank you for all your tips and advice :)

At 10:13 AM, Anonymous Marjorie said...

Ah ha,this looks delicious, and seems easy-to-make this Turkish recipe, pls keep sharing

At 5:31 AM, Anonymous Jane F. Clark said...

Clear, informative, simple. Love your post!


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