|Course||Side dish, salad, meze|
|Place of origin||Turkey|
|Region or state||Mersin, Turkey|
|Main ingredients||Finely ground bulgur, parsley, tomato paste|
|Cookbook: Kısır Media: Kısır|
Kısır (Turkish) or kisir 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.
- Mina Holland (6 March 2014). The Edible Atlas: Around the World in Thirty-Nine Cuisines. Canongate Books. pp. 184–. ISBN 978-0-85786-856-5.
- Ghillie Basan; Jonathan Basan (1995). Classic Turkish Cookery. I.B. Tauris Publishers. p. 51. ISBN 978-1-86064-011-7. Retrieved 2008-04-24.
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