GREEN LENTIL & BULGUR SALAD
- 1 cup of uncooked green lentil
- 1/2 cup of uncooked course bulgur
- 1 large size of onion
- 1 bunch of green onion ( chopped )
- 1 carrot ( grated )
- 1/4 bunch of parsley ( chopped )
- 3-4 tbsp of chopped fresh mint ( optional )
- 1/2 tbsp of sumac
- 4 tbsp of olive oil
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1/2 tsp of black pepper
Drain excess water and set aside.
Take bulgur in a mixing bowl and add 1/2 cup of boiling water on it. Mix and cover the lid. Let the bulgur soak the water for 15 minutes. Take green lentil and bulgur into the mixing bowl and mix.
Meanwhile, cut onion into halves and slice them thinly. Take olive oil and sliced onion into a medium size of skillet and saute it for 10 minutes over medium heat. Then add grated carrot to the skillet and saute it for another 10 minutes. Take sauteed onion and carrot to the mixing bowl.
Add chopped green onion, chopped parsley, chopped mint, sumac, lemon juice, black pepper and salt to the mixing bowl and mix.