Unlike bulgur, shelled wheat is made from soft wheat. It is produced by cleaning and peeling the cover of the wheat. Shelled wheat is commonly used in Turkey and Middle East. The whole shelled wheat is called Harish while the broken one is called Jerish. The common name of shelled wheat in Turkey is “Wheat for Noah’s Puding” It is used in a very traditional dessert which is consumed in the religious month of Muharram in Islam.
Prior to cooking, please soak it for 12 hours.