Turkish Bulgur Salad with Cashew FalafelAuthor:
- 250 g Bulgur
- 1 red pepper
- 1-2 carrots
- 1 onion
- small tomatoes
- fresh parsley
- 2 tbsp pepper paste
- 1-2 tbsp tomato paste
- 5 tbsp oil
- 1-2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice
- garlic salt & pepper
- red pepper powder
- chili as option
- a bit sugar
- vegan Feta cheese
- almond flakes
- Cover bulgur according package instructions with hot salted water and let it swell.
- Meanwhile, slice your vegetables and chop parsley.
- Roast pepper, carrots and onion in a pan with some oil.
- Add pepper paste, tomato paste and bulgur and let cool down.
- As soon as the bulgur has cooled down a bit, stir in oil, parsley and tomatoes and add vinegar + seasonings to desired taste.
- For the falafel just blend all ingredients and add seasonings to taste.
- Then form balls, rounds or patties as desired (as option you can spread a bit cashew butter in the middle).
- Fry your falafel in a deep fryer or in a pot with hot oil for about 4-5 minutes or fry them in a pan, or brush your falafel with oil and bake them in the oven for about 25-30 minutes until golden brown (turn them around after 15 minutes).
- At least roast almond flakes for the topping in a pan.
- Serve falafel with bulgur salad + feta and roasted almond flakes.
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