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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 400 gm - onion
  • 10 gm - parsley
  • 100 gm - sushi rice
  • 5 gm - pine nuts
  • 5 gm - raisin
  • 6 vine leaves
  • 2 gm - yeni bahar
  • 2 gm - cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 30 ml - oil

How to Make Dolma

  • Heat a pan. Add oil and slightly saute the pine nuts till golden brown in colour.
  • Add the julienned onion and saute till it has a caramalised colour and good flavour.
  • Add the soaked sushi rice and stir till it gets crisp.
  • Add water and raisin, cover the pan and cook it.
  • Once the rice is cooked, add the yari bahar, cumin powder and salt and mix well and chopped parsley
  • Take the vine leaves, soak and dry it with a strainer.
  • Now, put the vein side of the leaves up and the smooth side down. Wrap it in the shape of a cigar and stuff it with the rice.
  • Take a pot, put some onion on base, put the vine leaf and then on top of it put the stuffed vine leaf and cover it with another piece of plain wine leaf
  • Now fill the pot with water and oil and cook on simmer for 45 minutes.