photo: Bulgur with Pork

Bulgur with Pork

Bulgur or Turkish wheat has a high nutritional value, quickly boils and keeps its shape well, so it is ideal for the preparation of pilaf, meatballs, cereal soups and salads. On the site you can find Tabouli salad, bulgur with vegetables, chicken meatballs with bulgur. Today I suggest a variation of the pilaf – cooking bulgur with pork, recipe with photos will help to make the dish perfect. The best for this recipe is a pork neck, brisket or hip. We will also need onions, carrots, garlic, bell and hot peppers. As for seasonings, you can use an already ready-made set of spices for pilaf, khmeli-suneli, barbery, turmeric and saffron. The result is a delicious, hearty and very fragrant dish.
50 min


  • Pork
    400 g
  • Bulgur
    375 g
  • Carrot
    1 pcs
  • Bell pepper
    1 pcs
  • Onion
    1 pcs
  • Garlic
    5 clove
  • Hot pepper
    1 pcs
  • Vegetable oil
    50 ml
  • Khmeli-suneli
    1 tsp
  • Zira
    0.5 tsp
  • Barbery
    0.5 tsp
  • Salt
    - to taste


  • 1. Peel onions and cut into quarter rings.
  • 2. Put the cut onions in a deep frying pan with pre-heated vegetable oil. Stir periodically and brown onions on a medium heat until a light golden brown.
  • 3. Wash the pork and clean it from fat and skins. Cut the meat into medium-sized pieces.
  • 4. Add pieces of pork to browned onions. Stir and continue to fry the ingredients together on a medium heat.
  • 5. Meanwhile, let’s prepare the rest of the vegetables. Wash carrots, peel them and cut them into straws.
  • 6. Wash bell pepper, remove the seed box and cut into straw. Peel garlic cloves.
  • 7. When the pork is fried until semi-readiness, add carrots, bell pepper, garlic and hot pepper to it. Stir periodically and fry meat with vegetables on a medium heat for another 5 minutes.
  • 8. Then add salt and seasonings so that bulgur with pork becomes fragrant.
  • 9. Fill the ingredients with hot water so that they are completely covered with liquid.
  • 10. Cover the frying pan with a lid and simmer the meat with vegetables on a low heat for 20 minutes.
  • 11. Then add the washed bulgur.
  • 12. Fill the cereal with hot water. The liquid should cover the bulgur on 1 cm above. Cover the frying pan with a lid and cook the bulgur with pork, the recipes of which I recommend to you, on a low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  • 13. Before serving, carefully mix bulgur with meat and vegetables and decorate the dish with fresh greenery.
  • 14. Bon Appetite!