Bulgur wheat is grain that is mostly used in Middle East. It is normally used in making tabbouleh and pilaf. It is rich in nutrients and vitamins than processed whole grains. It is high in fiber, low in fat, filled with minerals. You can eat handful of Bulgar with leafy green salad or mix It with sautéed vegetables and lean protein. In the breakfast, it can be eaten with cereal, nuts and fresh fruits.
It has many benefits including lower risk of gall bladder, rapid bowel movements, low emission of bile,and more effective use of insulin and removes unhealthy fat from blood.
Calorie Content of Bulgar
Per serving of bulgar supplies 151 calories among these calories fat contributes only 4. Sodium, potassium, carbohydrate are also found in bulgar. Most importantly, it is loaded with 8.2 g fiber, which boost fat burning process.
- 2 oranges
- 2 teaspoons canola oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
- 1 cup bulgur, rinsed (see Ingredient note)
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste
- ⅓ cup slivered almonds
- ⅔ cup chopped scallions
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
Peel an orange and keep the zest. Juice both the oranges and add water to make it one and half cup total. Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, cook and stir it then add bulgur and again stir to coat. Now orange juice brown sugar, salt. Now decrease heat. Then cook until bulgar becomes soft. Fry some almonds in a medium flame. At this stage add soy sauce, scallion orange zest to bulgar and mix with a fork and serve with the almonds.