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  • n. Alternative spelling of bulgur.


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  • There are various grades of Burghul and this salad uses fine burghul which is about the size of sugar crystals.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Teresa drains the water from the cracked wheat the Lebanese call burghul, and folds it into the spiced meat—they’re having kibbeh tonight.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • Instead of the fancy fusion stuff I made only for myself, she would teach me how to make Lebanese peasant food—mlukhieh, sayyadiyeh, burghul wa banadura, kibbeh nayeh.

    Day of Honey

  • “We have zaatar, we have burghul; we can live for two months.”

    Day of Honey

  • You can grab a local speciality – kibbeh burghul (balls of meat, pistachios and bulgar flour) – and wash it down with fresh pomegranate juice; you can have a haircut and get measured for a wedding or a funeral; you can buy timeless fashion accessories such as Kurdish pants – they grip your ankles but allow plenty of air to move above with four yards of heavy woollen cloth in the waist.

    Why Syria scrubs up so well

  • Also known as bulgar, bulgour, or burghul, this very versatile food, is believed to have been first eaten in the Euphrates Valley as far back as 5000 BC.


  • A week or so ago, there was baba ganoush, closely followed with tabouli - not the version where burghul cracked wheat dominates, but the parsley salad favoured by those of Lebanese extraction, where burghul is just a hint, not a highlight.

    At My Table

  • Fully the burghul and then spread it out on paper towels to help remove all excess water.


  • It's important that the burghul is left as dry as possible.


  • Rinse the burghul and then place it in a bowl with enough hot water to cover it.

    Archive 2008-07-01


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