Mon, 11 Oct 2021

Getting Freekeh With It

box of freekeh on a store shelf (Kroger)

free·keh | ˈfrēkə |


a cereal food made from unripened wheat that has been roasted and crushed into small pieces, used especially in Middle Eastern cooking: cook the freekeh in simmering salted water for about 15 minutes, then drain.


Arabic farīka, from farīk ‘rubbed’, from faraka ‘to rub’ (the grain is rubbed between the hands, so that the husks can be blown away).

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