Mama Egypts’ famous vine leaf rice stuffing 

Serves 5

What you’ll need 

▪️4 tbsp oil

▪️2 large onions (chopped)

▪️3 cloves of garlic (crushed)

▪️1 can of chopped tomatoes

▪️3 tbsp tomato puree

▪️1tsp cumin

▪️half a tsp of all purpose, black pepper, nutmeg & salt (chilli powder if you like spice)

▪️Bunch of coriander,  parsley and dill chopped (reserve stalks for bottom of pot when you come to cook your vine leaves )

▪️3 cups of rice (preferably long grain)

Method

 -Heat oil in saucepan on medium heat and fry onion & garlic till golden brown

-Add chopped tomatoes,  puree and all seasonings, cover & bring to a boil till sauce thickens or oil rises to the surface.

 -Add coriander, parsley and dill and mix well

-Add rice, cover and simmer for 5minutes on low heat.

Your vine leaves/dolma stuffing is ready to be used. You can use this mix in vine leaves, courgettes, cabbage leaves,  baby aubergine and bell peppers!

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