Delicious Iraqi Traditional Green Wheat Pilaf. Authentic Recipe of Freekeh.

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Things to know about Freekeh Recipe

This wheat pilaf is an original Ancient recipe. It was even found in a thirteenth-century Baghdadi cookbook. In the medieval era, people used to eat it as we eat rice today it was a sort of staple dish. We use half ripe wheat. When the wheat kernel is still green, it is harvested and sun-dried. It is washed and drained and cooked with meat. Green wheat is highly nutritious and is considered a superfood. This dish is still popular in Iraq. For more flavor, traditionally it is served with a roasted whole chicken that is placed on top of rice on a platter. You can substitute chicken with pigeon or lamb too.


Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes

Delicious Iraqi Traditional Green Wheat Pilaf. Authentic Recipe of Freekeh.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: كةالفري
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Main Ingredient Group Grain – Seeds Based Recipes
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
Main Cooking Method Boiled, Boiled (Simmering)

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Servings 5 People
Calories / Serving 326 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • pcs Onion Chopped
  • 300 grams (10.58 oz) Meat Fillet Chopped
  • 1 cup Water Boiled
  • 2 cups Green Wheat
  • tsp Salt

Instructions
 

  • Take a pan and heat oil in it.
  • Add onion and meat and sauté until golden brown.
  • Then add water. Let it cook with the lid on for 20 minutes on low heat.
  • Then add washed and drained wheat. Mix it well.
  • Add more water, enough to submerge the mixture.
  • Again cover the pot, reduce heat and cook for 30–40minutes.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Pilaf will be ready.
SERVE WITH:

Serve with salad or roasted chicken.

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Nutrition

Calories: 326kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 26gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 770mgPotassium: 223mgFiber: 6gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 18IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Freekeh Recipe, Traditional Iraqi Green Wheat Pilaf, كةالفري
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