Cracked wheat with stewing beef (etli bulgur pilavi)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
150 g stewing beef (cut into small pieces)

2 cups cracked wheat (coarse)

4 cups water

1 teaspoon tomato paste

Optional: 1 teaspoon pepper paste

2 cubennella peppers

3 tablespoons cooking oil

salt, red pepper, black pepper


  • First get all the ingredients ready. Chop the onions. Clean and chop the green peppers.
  • Peel and chop the tomatoes. Put oil in a pot. Add the onions and stir fry them until soft.
  • Add in the stewing beef and stir fry all of it together until the beef changes colour.
  • Cover, reduce heat and cook until all the juice from the beef is gone.Add in tomatoes, tomato paste, pepper paste and water.
  • Keep boiled water ready. You can always add more.Bring to boil. Add seasoning (salt and peppers)Add bulgur. Cover.
  • Cook at reduced heat until bulgur is soft. Add more water if requiredRemove from heat.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes before serving.

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