Bulgur wheat salad

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Starter | Tags: , , , |

This is a simple yet different way of adding a nutritious cereal like bulgur wheat to your meals. Being loaded with high fibre and nutrient dense veggies and dressed with a low fat curd dressing, this salad is, by all means, one of the best-suited salads for people with heart disease or high blood cholesterol levels.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

For the salad
½ cup bulgur wheat (dalia)
¼ cup carrots, finely chopped
¼ cup tomatoes, finely chopped
¼ cup capsicum, finely chopped
¼ cup mint, finely chopped
¼ cup spring onion greens, chopped
½ teaspoon lemon juice
salt to taste
To be mixed together into a dressing
½ cup low fat curds, whisked
¼ teaspoon garlic paste
salt to taste
1. Soak the bulgur wheat in hot water for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and discard the water.
2. Mix together all the ingredients and refrigerate till required.
3. Add the dressing, toss lightly and serve immediately.

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