Bulgur Pilaf with Lentils (Mercimekli Bulgur Pilavı)


2 ½ cup coarse bulgur
4 ½ cup water
½ cup green lentils
1 potato, chopped
½ stick of butter
2 tsp salt  


- Wash and place green lentils in a pan and pour water enough to cover it. Boil about 15 minutes until lentils are soft. Then drain.
- Boil the potato the same way in a pan until it becomes soft.
- Boil 4 ½ cup water in another pan in high heat. 
- Add lentils, bulgur, potato and salt. Let it boil again before turning heat to low.
- Close the pots lid and cook until the water is all absorbed.
- Melt butter in a small pan. Pour it onto the rice and stir.
- Close the pots lid back to let it rest for 20 minutes.
- Serve warm. 


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