Friday, March 27, 2015

Tabouleh


Tabouleh

Fresh to the land of OZ, I was smitten with this Middle Eastern salad. The crunchy, nutty texture of Bulghur wheat, the fresh crisp diced cucumber, tomatoes and the fresh herbs :D
Spoonful of yums and a mouthful of freshness...

But....
I got one problem...

I am pretty sure whoever behind the counter could hear me say "Tak Boleh" which is a malay word for cannot, or unable.

So lets leave it as that.... You can't teach old dog new trick!
No matter how I try... it always came out "Tak Boleh!!!" ;P


Tabouleh
Tabouleh


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Tabouleh

2 lebanese cucumber 
3 tomatoes 
1 cup parsley
1/2 cup coriander
1 tablespoon mint
1 cup bulger wheat
juice of 1 lemon
1/4 olive oil
salt
  1. Soak burger wheat with cold water for 2 hours. 
  2. Strain and squeeze out as much water as possible. 
  3. Dice the lebanese cucumber (discard the centre with seeds). 
  4. Diced tomatoes (discard the seeds). chopped parsley, coriander and mint. 
  5. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. 
  6. Add olive oil and lemon juice mix
  7. Add salt to taste. 
  8. Serve with Falafel.