Baked Bulgur Balls With Aromatic Spice & Persian Lime

These delicious baked bulgar balls are crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. They are very simple to make and you only need 4 main ingredients.

To make them gluten-free, simply replace bulgur with rice.


2 cups bulgur

1/2 jar Gheymeh - Aromatic Spice & Persian Lime

8 pitted prunes (or apricots)

3 tbsp chickpeas flour

1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional)

Spray oil


1- Cook the bulgur base using the packaging instructions and transfer it to a strainer. Make sure it doesn’t have excess liquid.

2- Mix the cooked bulgur, Exotic Bazaar's Gheymeh Aromatic Spice & Persian Lime sauce , chickpea flour and chopped parsley. The ingredients should hold together.

*add extra chickpea flour if needed to help bind the ingredients together.

3- Line a baking tray with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 180C (fan-forced)

4- Spoon the bulgur mix and flatten into the palm of your hand. Insert a prune or apricot in the middle and fold over the mixture to form a ball shape.

5- Place the bulgur balls on the baking tray and spray them with olive oil.

6- In a preheated oven, bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden coloured.

7- Serve with salad and pickles of your choice.


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