To make Quinoa Tabbouleh, just substitute 1 cup of cooked quinoa for the bulgur. To make tabbouleh with cracked wheat, substitute 1 cup of cooked cracked wheat for the bulgur. Tabbouleh is very flexible.
Beside this, how do you cook bulgur wheat?
Add 1 cup bulgur to 2 cups cold water. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 12 - 15 minutes or until tender. Drain off excess liquid. Makes 2 to 2-1/2 cups cooked bulgur.
Is cracked wheat and bulgur the same thing?
Bulgur is sometimes confused with cracked wheat, which is crushed wheat grain that has not been parboiled. Instead, bulgur is cracked wheat that has been partially cooked.
Do you have to wash bulgur before cooking?
Don't wash or rinse bulgur before cooking. Avoid lifting the lid or stirring while cooking. Bulgur can be prepared either by soaking (e.g.. for salads) or cooking (e.g., for casseroles). To soak bulgur, add twice as much hot liquid as bulgur, stir, let stand covered for 30 minutes or refrigerate overnight.