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Bulghur balls with dried cacık is a delicious meatball made with bulgur and minced meat or just bulgur and served with yogurt and a tomato paste sauce. Bulghur balls with dried cacık, which can be served both cold and hot, is a refreshing option, especially in summer. 

History of Bulghur Balls with Dried Cacık

Although the exact history of bulghur balls with dried cacık is not known, it is thought to have passed from Arabic cuisine to Turkish cuisine. 

In Arabic cuisine, there is a type of meatball known as “kibbeh”. Kibbeh is made with bulgur and minced meat and served with yogurt or a sauce with tomato paste. It is thought that bulghur balls with dried cacık derive from kibbeh. 

There is no precise information about how and when bulghur balls with dried cacık came to Turkey. 

However, with the Ottoman Empire’s conquest of Arab lands in the 16th century, Arab cuisine is known to have influenced Turkish cuisine. Therefore, it is likely that bulghur balls with dried cacık came to Turkey during this period. 

Bulghur balls with dried cacık first became popular in southeastern provinces such as Gaziantep and Hatay. Later, it was carried to other parts of the country by migrants. Today, bulghur balls with dried cacık are made in many parts of Turkey. 

Types Of Bulghur Balls with Dried Cacık

There are different versions of bulghur balls with dried cacık in different regions. The most common ingredients are bulgur, minced meat, onion, tomato paste and yogurt. In some recipes, greens such as spinach, chard and parsley are also added to the meatball mixture. 

How to Prepare Bulghur Balls with Dried Cacık? 

Making bulghur balls with dried cacık is quite easy. Bulgur and minced meat (if using) are kneaded together with onion and spices and the meatballs are shaped. Boil or fry the köfte. The cooled köfte are served with a sauce of yogurt, tomato paste, garlic, and olive oil. 

You can choose Galeyan Restaurant to serve bulghur balls with dried cacık to your table in a delicious way. Bulghur balls with dried cacık will be indispensable for summer tables with its flavor and freshness. You can enjoy a cool and satisfying meal by trying Galeyan Restaurant’s delicious bulghur balls with dried cacık. You can visit the website https://galeyann.com/ for online reservations. 

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Alemdar, Ticarethane Sk. No:13/b, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul

+90 (212) 513 83 90

info@galeyann.com

Alemdar, Ticarethane Sk. No:13/b, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul

info@galeyann.com