DOULMA

 

  • Cooking Time: 90
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 60

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Onion
  • 3 or 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Bunches Green Onions
  • 1 Bunch Dill
  • 4 lbs. Lean Hamburger
  • 2 Cupse Long Grain Rice (Uncooked)
  • 2 Large Jars of Grape Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons Paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon Tumeric
  • 16 oz. Can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Lemon

Directions

  • Chop 1 large onion and 3-4 garlic cloves and satee until a carmel brown.
  • Finely chop 2 bunches of green onion and 1 bunch dill.
  • In large bowl, mix together 4 lbs. lean hamburger and uncooked long grain rice.
  • Mix large onion, garlic cloves, green onion, dill, 2 tblsp paprika and 1 tblsp tumeric with hamburger and rice.
  • Remove all grape leaves from jar and lay flat on a plate leaving the remaining juice in the jar (we will need it later).
  • Place a spoonful of the meaty mixture into the middle of the grapeleaves, and roll up the grape leaves like a burrito tucking sides in.
  • Place grape leaves into a pot layering them and packing them snug.
  • Pour in liquid from jars or water to fill about 3/4 full, add tomato sauce and squeeze lemon on top.
  • Place a saucer (small plate) on top of doulma to keep in place.
  • Cover and cook 1 1/2 hours

Notes

This is an Assyrian dish that is incredibly delicious.

Categories: Savory  Tangy 
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