Healthy Bulgar Pilaf Recipe

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Jay Pillai


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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15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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


1Heat a pan and dry roast the Bulgar wheat for a minute or two, until pale brown and soak in the broth.
2Meanwhile, 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.
3Add 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