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Stuffed tomato dolmas Recipe

Stuffed tomato dolmas is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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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:

    1. Cut the tops of the tomatoes and keep aside.
    2. Scoop out the flesh and keep aside.
    3. Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till transparent. Add the baharat spice and meat and brown.
    4. Brown the pine nuts and then the raisins, cooked rice, parsley, salt, pepper and tomato pulp.
    5. Stir fry for several mins.
    6. Fill the tomatoes with this mixture, replace the tops and brush with oil and top with cheese.
    7. Place in a shallow baking dish and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 dig C.
    8. Serve hot with chicken or meat preparations.
    9. To make the baharat spice:
    10. 4 parts black pepper
    11. 4 parts paprika
    12. 1 part coriander
    13. 1 part cinnamon
    14. 1 part cumin
    15. 1 part cloves
    16. 1 part nutmeg
    17. 1 part ginger
    18. 1 part green cardamom
    19. Dry roast and grind all the ingredients to a fine powder. Store in an airtight container.




     

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