Tabbouleh ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe)

Tabbouleh ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe)

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Tabbouleh is a lebanese salad that goes very well with the falafel burger. The middle-eastern influence governing both recipes ensures that the platter is picture-perfect. Parsley and mint are the key herbs featuring in this appealing salad, while broken wheat is another signature ingredient. Just take care not to overcook the broken wheat or else the dish might end up soggy.

Tabbouleh ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe) recipe - How to make Tabbouleh ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup broken wheat (dalia)
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onions whites
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds (til)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Boil 2½ cups of water in a broad pan, add the broken wheat and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or till the broken wheat is cooked and all the water has been evaporated.
  2. Transfer the broken wheat into a strainer and pour some cold water over it to cool it. Drain well.
  3. Combine the broken wheat and all the vegetables in a deep bowl, toss well and refrigerate for atleast an hour. .
  4. Just before serving, add the sesame seeds,, lemon juice, olive oil and salt and toss well.
  5. Serve chilled.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy122 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates16.4 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat5.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A123.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C8.6 mg
Folic Acid8.3 mcg
Calcium60.5 mg
Iron1.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.8 mg
Potassium97 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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