Stuffed Grape Leaves

Dolmeh-ye Balg-e Mo-tabrizi

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    25

    dolmehs
    • Difficulty

      Complex

    • Ready in

      4 hr 30

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

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Ingredients

Vine Leaves

  • 50 fresh grape leaves (in season), or canned leaves

Method

  1. For the vine leaves: Pick fresh and tender leaves from the grape vine, tie them together in batches, and blanch them in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water. If using canned leaves, drain in a colander and rinse thoroughly.
  2. For the filling: In a medium-sized saucepan place the lentils and rice mixture, and the