Orange Sesame Tabbouleh ( Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe )

Orange Sesame Tabbouleh ( Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe )

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This is aromatic, flavourful dish that comprises of cooked dalia, tossed in with spring onions, parsley, tomato cubes, and toasted sesame seeds, olive and salt. Orange zest and orange squash adds a great citrusy flavour to this dish that is meant to be eaten chilled!

Plan a "Arabian Delight" menu for dinner and serve this salad along with Herbed Hummus , Lavash , Labneh with Crispy Vegetables , Falafel and Baklava .

Orange Sesame Tabbouleh ( Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe ) recipe - How to make Orange Sesame Tabbouleh ( Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe )

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1/2 cup orange segments , cut into halves
1 cup broken wheat (dalia)
1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1 tbsp grated orange rind
1/4 cup orange squash
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup tomato cubes

For The Garnish
1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)

  1. Combine the broken wheat with 2 cups of water in a sauce pan and cook on a medium lame for 8 to 10 minutes or till it is soft.
  2. Drain and refresh it with cold water and again drain well.
  3. Transfer the broken wheat to a bowl, add the parsley, spring onion greens, orange zest, orange squash, salt, black pepper powder, lemon juice and olive oil and toss well.
  4. Refrigerate for atleast 2 hours.
  5. Just before serving, add the orange segments and tomatoes and toss well.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with sesame seeds.

  1. If cous-cous is available, use that instead of broken wheat (dalia).
Nutrient values per serving
Energy233 cal
Protein3.7 g
Carbohydrates36 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat8.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A648.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.8 mg
Vitamin C25.8 mg
Folic Acid8.1 mcg
Calcium45.4 mg
Iron2.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6 mg
Potassium174.5 mg
Zinc0 mg
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