Taste of Cyprus Local Food Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi

Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi


1 cup bulgar wheat

¼ of the cup vermicelli noodles or spaghetti, broken into small pieces

1 onion

2 sausages

1 cup tomato juice

1 vegetable stock cube

1/3 ts cumin

½ halloumi (100 gr)

olive oil

salt & pepper


Step 1:

In a large heavy based pan, heat olive oil. Boil the onion and put it directly into the saucepan and sauté.

Step 2:

Cut the sausages into small pieces and cook them along with the onion.

Step 3:

Then, add the vermicelli and let golden brown.

Step 4:

Put the bulgar wheat, then stir and add the tomato juice and two cups of water.

Step 5:

Garnish with cumin, salt, pepper and vegetable stock cube. Cut the halloumi into small pieces. Once the bulgar wheat has softened but still has a little bite to it, put the halloumi in, stir, remove from the fire, close with a lid and allow the liquids to absorb.


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