Chef Onit- Bulghur Date and Carrot Pilaf


About Chef Onit

I am always inspired by the way food impacts us as a society, and I never cease to search for the next interesting bite.  My Food is a combination of diverse styles of cooking and flavors from all around the world. I am happy to share with you my recipes for healthy and happy food.


Chef Onit recipe for March

Bulghur Date and Carrot Pilaf


2 tbsp. olive oil

1 finely diced onion

1 clove of garlic – diced

200 grams of carrots cut into small cubes

1 cup of raw bulghur

5 pitted and chopped dates

1 tsp. Silan (date spread)

1 tbsp. soy sauce

1 tsp. Baharat spice


Coarse black pepper

2 cups of water


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium pot on a medium flame, fry the onion for 5 minutes until golden. Add the garlic and carrots, mix and fry until the carrot changes its color and becomes soft.


  1. Add the dates and season with Silan, Baharat, salt, and black pepper.



  1. Pour in the water and bring to a boil.


  1. Add the bulghur and bring to a boil once again. Cover the pot and reduce the alme.  Cook for 25 minutes until the water is completely absorbed.



  1. Turn off the flame and leave covered for another 5 minutes. Serve hot, but if you want to serve as a cold salad, after the last five minutes, spread the bulghur on a flat wide pan to cool and dry.



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