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A plate of kısır decorated with green olives and cucumber pieces
Course Side dish, salad, meze
Place of origin Mersin -Turkey
Main ingredients Finely ground bulgur, parsley, tomato paste
Cookbook:Kısır  Kısır

Kısır or qisir is a traditional side dish in Turkish cuisines. The main ingredients are finely ground bulgur, parsley, and tomato paste. Common additional ingredients include onion, garlic (in some regions), sour pomegranate molasses (in southern regions of Turkey) or lemon, lettuce leaves, cucumber, and a lot of spices. It has a reddish color due to tomato paste admixture. It can be eaten cold and used as a salad or meze.

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