Sweet Bulgur Pilaf: A Decadent Dish with Duru Bulgur

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We will teach you how to make a delightful and healthy dish using Duru Bulgur with health benefits that make it an ideal pair to an active lifestyle.

In this recipe, we will teach you how to make a delightful and healthy dish using Duru Bulgur with health benefits that make it an ideal pair to an active lifestyle.

Spice up your meals with a splash of Mediterranean cuisine. This recipe for Duru's Sweet Bulgur Pilaf will surely make you look forward to dinner time.

What is Bulgur Pilaf?

A staple to Middle Eastern cuisine, bulgur is whole grain that is distinguished as the healthier alternative to rice. With higher amounts of fiber than brown rice and lesser calories than quinoa, bulgur is also a good source of protein. This healthy whole grain is widely used to make a popular version of pilaf, a wheat dish cooked satisfyingly in vegetable stock and other spices.

Sweet Bulgur Pilaf

A unique variant to the popular dish is Sweet Bulgur Pilaf. And if you want to try this out at home, it's better to make it with Duru Coarse Bulgur. You'll see how it can change the way you and your family enjoy mealtimes together. To whip up this decadent dish, these ingredients should be prepared:

  • 1 medium size onion (finely minced)
  • 3-4 fresh onions (chopped)
  • 1 clove of big garlic (crushed)
  • 1 glass of Coarse Bulgur
  • 3 glasses of vegetable stock
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 cups of pumpkin or squash (chopped as small cubes and peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons of black currant or dry grapes
  • 1 tablespoon of charred pine kernel
  • Salt and black pepper

Once you've prepped all the ingredients you need, it's time to start the magic:

  1. Get a nice deep pan for the bulgur and vegetable stock to boil. Heat the pan and oil it lightly.
  2. Sauté altogether the finely chopped onion, fresh onion, garlic, and Duru Coarse Bulgur for 5 to 6 minutes
  3. Afterwards, pour the vegetable stock and cinnamon into the pan. Put this to a boil for 10 minutes in low heat. And be sure to put on the lid.
  4. When it starts to boil, you may now add the chopped pumpkin and two tablespoons of black currant. Continue cooking for 15 minutes with the lid remaining closed to allow the pumpkin to soften.
  5. Once it softens, add the pine kernels and season with salt and black pepper. Give it a good mix to fluff it out.
  6. Carefully transfer the dish on to a plate and get ready to add the final touches.
  7. Mince some fresh onion for garnish and scatter on top. And after that, voila, it's ready for serving.

Here at the Goodwill Market, we offer you #betterchoices to support your healthier lifestyle. That is why Duru Bulgur makes it to our list of healthier alternatives for you and your family. Known vastly across the world with a distribution to more than 50 countries, Duru Bulgur continues to prove its premium quality over other grains. Emphasizing its splendid amounts of fiber that's higher than the standard grain and B1 Vitamins, it's a grain truly worth adding to every meal.

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