Tired of the usual cereals, such as buckwheat, rice or millet? Try making crumbly wheat bulgur. Despite the unusual name, bulgur is not at all an exotic cereal, but ordinary wheat, but devoid of a shell and processed using a special technology. It can be used not only for side dishes, but also as an additive to meat and other dishes. And how to cook bulgur correctly so that it turns out crumbly, our photo recipe will tell.
So cook delicious bulgur and eat to your health!
To make bulgur crumbly, it must be washed under running water, and then dried.
There are both hard and soft varieties of bulgur. Accordingly, when cooking hard varieties, more water and cooking time will be required. Learn it!
If the cereal is finely ground, it takes less time to cook. Do not overexpose, otherwise you can forget about crumbly porridge.
Before cooking, cereals can be both fried and soaked. When soaking, the cereal retains more useful properties, and when roasting, the most important thing will be revealed - taste and aroma.
The roasting option is more suitable for serving with meat, if you plan to serve with something sweet, it is better to soak.
Bulgur can be boiled in meat, mushroom or vegetable broth, then the porridge will turn out rich and with a slight aftertaste.
If you cook bulgur with meat, there will be a full-fledged second course. Pork, chicken, turkey fillet is ideal.
In addition to meat, you can add any vegetables (carrots, onions, cauliflower, broccoli, sweet peppers, zucchini). They also complement the taste perfectly.
For variety, you can add a little tomato paste. It will provide a beautiful color and a slight sourness.
Spices such as paprika, cinnamon, rosemary, star anise and marjoram will help diversify the taste of future porridge.