BOKO BOKO IN ENGLISH ( Cracked wheat meal)

Boko Boko is a wholesome meal prepared with Whole wheat or cracked wheat with some chicken , beef or mutton. It is served for lunch , dinner and on special occasion like Eid its usually served as breakfast.
Boko Boko is very popular in Zanzibar as well as many Arab countries and known as Harees/Hareesa and in Pakistan its known as Haleem.

Ingredients for Bokoboko
Serves 4 – 6

1 ½ Cups Cracked wheat (Bulgur Course #3)
5-6 Cups of water
3 cloves of fresh garlic
Thumb size ginger
4 Whole cardamom
2 Cinnamon Sticks
2 Tbl Ghee

Torshe Sauce
6 dates
2 Tbl tamarind sauce
1 Tbl Sugar
1 Tbl raisins
1/4 cup water

For the onions
4-5 tbls ghee
half onion

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