FIRIK(GRILLED WHEAT) & CHICKEN PILAF
Firik is grilled wheat. We use it just like bulgur to make this special pilaf in my hometown. Wheat is harvested and burnt just before it is completely mature so it leaves a smoky flavor. You can easily get it from Middle Eastern store.
- 3 pieceses of chicken leg quarter
- 4 cups of water
- 1 cup of coarse bulgur
- 1 cup of firik
- 1/2 cup of uncooked chickpeas
- 1/3 tsp of ground black pepper
Take chicken broth in a large pot and bring it to the boil. Add firik, bulgur, chicken pieces, chickpeas and salt in it and stir. Turn the heat down th low. Cover the lid. Simmer for 30 minutes. Turn the heat off. Let it rest for 30 minute before serve.