Stuffed tomato dolmas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 4 large firm Tomatoes
  • 1 cup - cooked Rice
  • 1/4 cup - Raisins
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup - Pine Nuts / Almonds / cashews
  • 125 gms - ground lamb
  • 1 tbsp - parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp - baharat spice (see preparation steps)
  • 2 tbsp - grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Stuffed tomato dolmas

  • Cut the tops of the tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Scoop out the flesh and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till transparent. Add the baharat spice and meat and brown.
  • Brown the pine nuts and then the raisins, cooked rice, parsley, salt, pepper and tomato pulp.
  • Stir fry for several mins.
  • Fill the tomatoes with this mixture, replace the tops and brush with oil and top with cheese.
  • Place in a shallow baking dish and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 dig C.
  • Serve hot with chicken or meat preparations.
  • To make the baharat spice:
  • 4 parts black pepper
  • 4 parts paprika
  • 1 part coriander
  • 1 part cinnamon
  • 1 part cumin
  • 1 part cloves
  • 1 part nutmeg
  • 1 part ginger
  • 1 part green cardamom
  • Dry roast and grind all the ingredients to a fine powder. Store in an airtight container.