Recipe: Cypriot grain salad

19:31, Mar 25 2013
Grain salad
FREEKAH FRESH: Try this dish with Middle Eastern green wheat grain Freekah, but if you can't find that, then cracked wheat or quinoa will do.

A delicious nutty, grainy salad. Freekah is a nutritious grain made from roasted green wheat grains, but you can also use whole wheat, cracked wheat or quinoa.

1. Blanch freekah and lentils separately in boiling water until both just cooked.

2. Drain well and allow to cool.

3. Mix the yoghurt, ground cumin and honey until combined.

4. In a medium bowl, place the coriander, parsley, red onion, freekah, lentils, toasted nuts, capers, currants, lemon juice and olive oil. Mix well and season to taste.

5. Place into serving dish and top with cumin yoghurt and pomegranate seeds.

5. Place into serving dish and top with cumin yoghurt and pomegranate seeds.

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