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Vegan Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with White Baldo Rice

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls


What are the Sarma Recipes in Turkish cuisine?

It is possible to see different sarma recipes all over the world. Like the inner filling of the sarma, the rolling ingredient which is used in rolling also differs from region to region. While chard rolls, which is one of the sarma recipes, is made with ground beef around Malatya, for example, it appears as a vegan recipe without minced meat in the Aegean region. Because of the sourness that the chard leaves add to the stuffing, the chard rolls are very favorite among Turkish dishes. Chard rolls can be prepared with bulgur only or as a mixture of both rice and bulgur. Another important flavor of Turkish cuisine is stuffed leaves. Stuffed leaves are made by boiling grape leaves and rolling them with rice stuffing, both with and without meat. In fact, it can be said that stuffed leaves are a bit challenging. However, when you eat the stuffed leaves, it will be worth it with its wonderful taste. Black cabbage rolls are another sarma recipes that are unique to the Black Sea region. It is possible to make this famous Black Sea dish with or without meat. As in other sarma recipes; rice, onion, olive oil, tomato paste and spices are used as the stuffing for black cabbage rolls. Finally, it's time to come to the cabbage roll, which is perhaps the first vegetable that comes to mind when we think of winter. In our today's recipe, there will be a cabbage roll recipe, which is prepared both as meaty and vegan and prepared with tomato paste sauce, which is loved by everyone. Bon appetit to all our friends who will apply and eat our vegan cabbage roll recipe!

Is Cabbage Good for you?

Cabbage is a very tasty vegetable belonging to the cruciferous family. From cabbage; different types of dishes such as pickles, salads, rolls and kapuska dish can be made. There are different varieties of cabbage, white, purple or black cabbage. So what are the health benefits of cabbage? Let's talk about the benefits of cabbage together. First of all, it should be said that cabbage is a very nutritious and useful vegetable. Cabbage is a powerful source of antioxidants. It is known to support the immune system thanks to the vitamins in it. Cabbage is known to aid the digestive system and facilitate weight loss as it is a good source of fiber. If you are looking for a healthy meal alternative for both yourself and your loved ones, you should not miss cabbage from your kitchen.

Serving                  :  4-6 People

Preparation Time  :   20 Minutes

Cooking Time        :  45 Minutes

Cabbage Rolls Recipe Ingredients

2 Cups of White Baldo Rice (400 mililiter)

3 Chopped Onions

Half Bunch of Chopped Parsley

1 Dessertspoon of Dried Mint

1 Dessertspoon of Black Pepper

1 Dessertspoon of Red Pepper Flakes

1 Tablespoon of Pepper Paste

1 Tablespoon of Tomato Paste

1 Cup of Olive Oil (200 mililiter)

For Above

3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

1 Teaspoon of Salt

How to make Cabbage Rolls?

Add two cups (400 mililiter) white baldo rice in a deep bowl.

Wash the rice well with plenty of water.

Drain the water of the rice well.

Put the washed rice in a deep bowl.

Add three chopped onions.

Add half bunch of chopped parsley.

Add one dessertspoon of red pepper flakes.

Add one dessertspoon of dried mint.

Add one dessertspoon of black pepper.

Add one tablespoon of pepper paste.

Add one tablespoon of tomato paste.

Add one cup (200 mililiter) of olive oil.

Mix all the ingredients well.

At another place, remove the outer leaves of the cabbage.

Remove the root of the cabbage.

Put the whole cabbage in a pot.

Pour boiling water into the pot.

Remove the leaves of the cabbage one by one.

Boil the leaves of the cabbage about five minutes.

Put the leaves to another bowl for cooling.

Remove the middle part of the boiled leaves which are so hard.

Fill the cabbage leaves with the mixture and make rolls.

Put some cabbage leaves on the base of the pot.

Place the cabbage rolls on the leaves one by one.

Pour three tablespoons of olive oil on the cabbage rolls.

Add one teaspoon of salt.

Pour boiling water until it covers all the cabbage rolls.

Close a plate on the cabbage rolls.

Control the water level. All the cabbage rolls must be under water.

Cook the cabbage rolls about fourty five minutes on the low heat.

Serve the cabbage rolls hot with plain or garlic yogurt.

Bon appetit.

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