Kisir - Bulgur Wheat Salad
100gr very fine Bulgur Wheat
4 tablespoons of finely chopped Parsley
4 tablespoons of finely chopped Dill
4 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh Mint or 2 teaspoons of dried
4-5 Spring Onions finely chopped
3 heaped serving spoons of Tomato Paste
125ml Olive Oil
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 finely chopped Tomato
2 small finely chopped Cucumbers (small Turkish size)
2 teaspoons of Cumin
1 teaspoon of Paprika
How to prepare
Place the bulgur in a stainless steel pan add 250ml of hot water, cover set aside and allow to cool.
Once cool, place it in a large bowl and stir in the tomato paste blending for 4-5 minutes until it is the same colour as the tomato.
Add the mint, parsley, dill and spring onions to the bowl.
Add the lemon's juice, cumin, salt, pepper, red pepper and olive oil.
Lastly mix in well the tomato and cucumbers trying not to crush them.
This dish is served cold.