Prepare time= 30 minutes

Level= Easy

Serve= 6

Bulgur salad is a traditional Turkish food and this Turkish food name is Kısır. Bulgur salad is  served sometimes ladies day,sometimes as a side dish and  perfect for a summer dish.Also Kısır is a delicious vegetarian meal.

Bulgur is made from wheat that have been cooked, dried and then cracked. Bulgur wheat is a common ingredient in many Mediterranean cuisine. Bulgur is a good source of protein , high in fibre, B- vitamins, iron, magnesium.


1.5 cups fine bulgur

1 cup boiling water

1 cup fresh onion, chopped

2 cups Green leaf lettuce, chopped

1/2 cup  fresh green pepper, chopped

1/2  fresh parsley, chopped

1 tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp hot pepper paste , 1tsp sweet pepper paste


4 tbsp fresh lemon juice

4 tbsp olive oil

3 tbsp pomegranate molasses

Sea salt , red pepper flakes, black pepper to taste

Mix lemon juice, olive oil and pomegranate molasses In a little bowl , set aside.


1- Place the bulgur in a large bowl and add boiling water.

2- Cover the bowl and set aside for 15-20 minutes for the bulgur absorb all the water.

3- Fluff the bulgur with fingertips or a fork. Add pepper paste and tomato paste, Combine pepper paste and tomato paste with bulgur.

4- Mix green pepper,green onion, parsley and lettuce with the bulgur. Pour the pomegranate sauce into the bulgur salad. Season with salt, peppers to taste. Cover and place refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

Serve with tomato, cucumber, green leaf lettuce and pickles.

Bon appetite!


Pour the boiled water and cover ,set aside for 15-20 minutes.


Add the tomato paste, pepper paste, lettuce, parsley.


Pour the pomegranate sauce, add salt, peppers.



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2 thoughts on “BULGUR SALAD ( KISIR)

  1. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    A favourite on reblog Saturday, Mommy Cook for Me – I don’t often use Bulgur but this looks very appetising. Although food is the focus, artwork is also beautifully presented.

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