Stuffed Grape Leaves

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Health Score:
9,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
10
Ingredients
2 tablespoons Pine nuts (toasted)
2 shallots (minced)
1 tablespoon sesame oil
50 grams Brown rice
liter water
2 tablespoons raisins
4 sprigs cilantro (leaves)
½ teaspoon cinnamon
20 Grape leaves (prepared)
lemons (juiced)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Pine nutsraisinssesame oilshallotcinnamonlemon

Preparation steps

1.

Sauté shallots in sesame oil, stir in rice and sauté slightly. Add water and cook, covered, over very low heat for about 30 minutes. Combine raisins pine nuts, cilantro and cinnamon. Stir raisin mixture into rice. 

2.

Rinse leaves under cold water and pat dry. Layer 2 leaves when needed. 

3.

Add a heaping tablespoon of filling onto leaf and roll up. Secure with kitchen twine. 

4.

Place rolled leaves in a saucepan, sprinkle with lemon juice, cover with water, cover pan and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove lid and simmer 10-15 minutes more. 

5.

Remove, let cool and serve.