Healthy Bulgar Pilaf Recipe

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HEALTHY BULGAR PILAF

Jay Pillai

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@JAP1

My husband is a diabetic & I am a little on the plump side. We are trying to loose weight & I have been experimenting with Bulgar Wheat for some time.We both found this recipe to be good, healthy & tasty.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

bulgar wheat - 140 g
red onion chopped - 4 tbsp
yellow squash cubed - 140 g
zuccini cubed - 140 g
green peas- 2 tbsp
green chillies - chopped - 3 medium
ginger - grated - 1 tsp
red chilly flakes - 1 tsp
olive oil/safflower oil - 1 tbsp
salt - to taste (1 tsp approx)
veg broth - 400 ml
tomatoes chopped - 2 med.
ccorriander leaves chopped fine -(10 sprigs)1/4 bunch
colby cheese grated - 2 tbsp
grated coconut - 2 tbsp

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat a pan and dry roast the Bulgar wheat for a minute or two, until pale brown and soak in the broth.
2
Meanwhile, chop the red onions and saute till translucent.Add the green chillies.Then add the chopped vegetables (except tomatoes) along with the ginger and the red pepper flakes and Saute for 2 minutes.Add salt & the broth in which the bulgar has been soaking.Cover & cook for 4 minutes.
3
Add the chopped tomatoes & the bulgar & mix well.cook for a minute or two longer, until the broth is all absorbed. Then add the chopped coriander leaves.Mix well. Sprinkle with grated coconut and cheese & serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #healthy