About the product: Bulgur (in Greek: pligouri) is a cereal food made from the cracked parboiled groats from durum wheat. It originates in Middle Eastern cuisine. Bulgur does not require cooking, although it can be included in cooked dishes; soaking in water is all that is needed.
About the company: A 40-year-long history in Pella, Macedonia, Greece. In 1969, Ghiorgos Martavaltzoglou, an Asia Minor refugee, sets up a bakery in his home village, Aravissos, Giannitsa, where he makes bread and traditional pies. A few years later, in 1974, the second generation puts up a flour mill which grinds top-quality flour. In 1980, the modest mill grows into a traditional food cottage industry. In the years to come, consumers’ trust and a rapidly increasing demand spurred the company into expanding to include the production of pasta – hilopites (Greek egg noodles), flour trahana, couscous etc.
Instructions: Soaked but not cooked, it is a main ingredient in tabbouleh salad. It is often used where rice or couscous could be used. In Indian and Pakistani cuisine, bulgur is often used as a cereal to make a porridge with milk and sugar, or a savory porridge with vegetables and spices. It can be used to accompany other dishes in the same way as pasta or rice; it may be mistaken for rice because it has a similar appearance, although the texture is different.
Agrozimi - Bulgur (Pligouri) - 500g