How to make Bulgur Pilaf -

A simple, tasty and a nutritious recipe

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Burghul, Chicken Stock (चिकन स्टॉक)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Rice

Bulgur Pilaf

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Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bulgur Pilaf Recipe

  • Burghul 2 1/2 cups

  • Chicken Stock 1 litre

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Red capsicum coarsely chopped 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum coarsely chopped 1 medium

  • Currants soaked 25

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) toasted 1/2 cup


Step 1

Boil the chicken stock in a deep pan.

Step 2

Add the bulgur, a little salt and pepper powder and cook over a low heat until the grains are tender.

Step 3

Add butter, red and yellow capsicums along with currants and pinenuts and then remove the pan from the heat.

Step 4

Cover the pan and allow the wheat to swell and become tender before serving.

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