Spicy coriander tabouli

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Fine bulgar
1 teaspoon Whole coriander seeds
½ teaspoon Whole cumin seeds
½ teaspoon Whole fennel seeds
10 Whole Allspice berries
¾ cup Minced red onion
1 teaspoon Salt; or more to taste
1 cup Finely-diced seedless cucumber
1 cup Finely-diced seeded tomato
¾ cup Minced fresh coriander
¾ cup Minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
½ cup Fresh mint leaves
½ cup Finely-chopped scallion
¼ cup Fresh lemon juice
¼ cup Extra-virgin olive oil
Cayenne pepper; to taste

Wash the bulgar in several changes of cold water, pouring it back and forth between a large bowl and a very fine sieve, until the water is clear. Drain the bulgar in the fine sieve. Return bulgar to the bowl, cover it with 1-inch of cold water, and let it soak for 1 hour. While the bulgar is soaking, toast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and fennel seeds in a small skillet over moderate heat until very fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Let the seeds cool completely and then grind them fine with the allspice berries in a spice grinder or pound to a powder in a mortar and pestle.

Stir together the red onion, ground spices, and salt in a large bowl and let stand while the bulgar is soaking, at least 30 minutes. Drain the bulgar in the sieve, pressing hard to extract as much water as possible.

Add the bulgar to the onion mixture with the cucumber, tomato, herbs, scallion, lemon juice, olive oil, and cayenne pepper; toss the salad well.

Taste and adjust seasonings, adding more salt if necessary. This salad is best if served immediately. This recipe yields ?? servings.

Recipe Source: TASTE with David Rosengarten Recipe adapted from The Dean And Deluca Cookbook From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # TS-1G19 broadcast 01-23-1998) Downloaded from their Web-Site - Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a@...

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03-30-1998

Suggested Wine: Suggested drink: Alouf Arak Recipe by: David Rosengarten

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