Saute chopped onion and pepper in olive oil on low flame until cooked down and very soft, at least 20 - 30 min. Add dry spices and tomato paste. Stir well to blend. Add tomato sauce, lemon juice and water, bring to a simmer. Add mint and parsley. Stir well. Stir in bulghur, mix well. Cover pan and let sit for 30 minutes. Chill. Serve w/ lavash or romaine lettuce, or as a side dish for any kind of meat , poultry or fish.