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Bulgur

Bulgur

Bulgur

Bulgur - Nutritional values for 100 Gram :

359 kcal
Calories
69 g
Carbohydrates
13 g
Protein
1 g
Fat
Quantity
Portion

Bulgur - Nutrition table:

Calories, carbohydrates, protein, and fat can be viewed here in the calorie table and nutrition table.
 

Nutrient

Per 100 g

Calorific value

1503 kJ

Energy

359 kcal

Carbohydrates

69 g

Protein

13 g

Fat

1 g

Macronutrient distribution:

The food Bulgur is composed of the following macronutrients.

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Bulgur is a healthy and versatile food. Here are some of the main benefits of bulgur:


  • Bulgur is a good source of protein, vitamin B and minerals such as iron, magnesium and zinc.
  • The glycemic index of bulgur is lower than that of white rice, which means that bulgur is digested more slowly and blood sugar levels rise more slowly. This can be especially beneficial for diabetics.
  • Because bulgur contains fiber, it increases the feeling of fullness, helping you lose weight.
  • Bulgur can be used in many different recipes, from salads and soups to stuffed peppers and burritos. It is also a good alternative to rice or other grains in many dishes.


What to know about bulgur

Bulgur is a grain product made from durum wheat. It is made from the whole wheat grain by soaking it in water, cooking it and then drying it. The grain is then ground into different grain sizes, of which coarse, medium and fine grain sizes are the most popular.


Bulgur is an important ingredient in the cuisine of many Eastern Mediterranean countries, particularly Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa. It is often used as a side dish with meat and vegetable dishes and is also a popular ingredient in many salads and soups.


Bulgur has a slightly nutty flavor that makes it a popular alternative to rice and other grains.


Bulgur is easy to prepare and can be cooked in just a few minutes. It just needs to be soaked in hot water until it is soft, and then it can be prepared like rice or other grains.


Frequently asked questions

Is bulgur gluten-free?

Bulgur is precooked durum wheat. Durum wheat contains less gluten than soft wheat. Therefore, bulgur is not gluten-free.


How is bulgur made?

First, the wheat grains are thoroughly washed and sorted to remove dirt and other foreign matter. Then, the washed grains are soaked in water to soften and dehusk them. When the grains are sufficiently soaked, they are dried in a special oven or in the sun to remove moisture. After drying, the grains are ground to obtain different grains of bulgur. The most common grains are coarse, medium and fine.

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