Place the rinsed lentils in a saucepan, and cover with the 2 cups of water or until lentils are covered.
Add the bouillon cube, cumin, black pepper, ground coriander, turmeric, and a little salt. Toss in the peeled garlic cloves.
Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium low, simmering for 25- 30 minutes until lentils are tender with just a little bit of a bite to them. Halfway through simmering time, check the pot and if the water has dried out add a splash more water.
When lentils are done cooking, add in the rinsed bulgur to the lentil water mixture. If the water covers the bulgur you don't need to add anymore, but if it doesn't add enough water to just submerge the bulgur. Bring to a boil, then cover and cook on low heat for 20 minutes or until bulgur is cooked and water has evaporated.