Bulgur, a staple of Middle Eastern food, is a fine grain that's packed with fiber and protein. Prepare this bulgur dish as an alternative to a tofu scramble for a filling and satisfying breakfast to start off your day.

Bulgur With Curcuma, Veggies, Nuts, and Cranberries [Vegan]

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  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1 tsp curcuma
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 broccoli-floret
  • 1 cup pumpkin flesh, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 leek
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Brazil nuts
  • Vegetable oil for cooking
  • 1/2 cup figs or any other dried fruits of your choice
  • Fresh parsley


  1. Prepare the bulgur according to the instructions, or cook it in salted water (ratio 1 part bulgur to two parts of water) for approximately 15-17 minutes.
  2. When almost  done, add curcuma and mix well.
  3. Meanwhile, cut all the vegetables and cook them with olive oil on a low heat during 10-12 minutes in a deep pan.
  4. Add the cranberries, nuts and (optionally) dried fruits and parsley, mix well and cook for another 1-2 minutes, or till cranberries burst.
  5. Add the bulgur, stir well and serve.


Variation: use dried cranberries if fresh are not available.


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