Kisir – Turkish bulgur salad

Kisir – Turkish bulgur salad

58 ratings

Deniz, cookbook author


„A simple, yet flavorful and nutritious Turkish classic. As an equally appetizing, gluten-free alternative, use millet instead of bulgur.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
500 ml
water
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
curry
½ tsp
turmeric
1 tbsp
salt
¼ tsp
pepper
200 g
bulgur
½
red onion
1
bell pepper (red)
½
cucumber
¼ bunch
parsley
¼ bunch
mint
¼ bunch
dill
2 stalks
green onion
100 g
cherry tomatoes
½ tsp
chili flakes
60 ml
olive oil
3 tbsp
tomato paste
½
lemon
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp curry
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 200 g bulgur
  • ½  red onion
  • 1  bell pepper (red)
  • ½  cucumber
  • ¼ bunch parsley
  • ¼ bunch mint
  • ¼ bunch dill
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 100 g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½  lemon

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • aluminum foil
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Muscat
A fruity Spanish Muscat, with its intense floral bouquet, partners well with Kisir. It’s refreshing to the palate, helps counteract the spice of the chili flakes, and accentuates the rich array of spices.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
800
Protein
13g
Fat
47g
Carb
79g

Step 1/2

In a large saucepan, bring water, cumin, curry, turmeric, salt, and pepper to a boil. Remove pan from heat, add bulgur, stir to incorporate, cover with foil, and set aside for approx. 20 min. In the meantime, finely dice red onion, bell pepper, cucumber, parsley, mint, and dill. Cut green onion crosswise into thin rings and tomatoes into bite-sized pieces.
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp curry
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 200 bulgur
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • ½ cucumber
  • ¼ bunch parsley
  • ¼ bunch mint
  • ¼ bunch dill
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 100 cherry tomatoes
  • large saucepan
  • aluminum foil
  • cutting board
  • knife

In a large saucepan, bring water, cumin, curry, turmeric, salt, and pepper to a boil. Remove pan from heat, add bulgur, stir to incorporate, cover with foil, and set aside for approx. 20 min. In the meantime, finely dice red onion, bell pepper, cucumber, parsley, mint, and dill. Cut green onion crosswise into thin rings and tomatoes into bite-sized pieces.

Step 2/2

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together bulgur, tomato, red onion, green onion, cucumber, parsley, mint, dill, chili flakes, olive oil, tomato paste, and lemon zest and juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ lemon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • large bowl

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together bulgur, tomato, red onion, green onion, cucumber, parsley, mint, dill, chili flakes, olive oil, tomato paste, and lemon zest and juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Enjoy!