Recipes - Grape Leaf Dolmas


1/2 Kg bottled grape leaves
350g minced meat
2 cups basmati rice
3 medium size tomatoes
1 large size onion
2 large size potatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 table spoon ginger garlic paste
A bunch coriander leaves
2 Table spoon any cooking oil
2 Table spoon olive oil
1 packet (small 100 grams) tomato paste
Tamarind ( 1 small lemon size)



Wash the rice & soak it for 1/2 an hour then drain it.Cut onion, tomatoes,coriander leaves into very small pieces.Cut the potatoes little thick in a round shape.Mix the tomato paste & tamarind water together and make it 5 glasses qty. Heat the oil & fry the onions till they turn light brown then add turmeric powder, minced meat & salt. Mix it nicely and keep on medium fire for 5 minutes. When it cools, add tomatoes, coriander leaves, olive oil and rice. Mix it nicely.  Take a grape leaf and put 1 tablespoon full of this mixture in the leaf and roll it (in a cylindrical form). Do the same for all the leaves.

Take a big vessel and put the potato pieces at the bottom of the vessel and set all the dolmas up of that. Pour the above 5 glases of water on the dolmas. Close the vessel tightly and keep it on fast fire for 2-3 minutes and 1 hour on slow fire. Serve medium hot!

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