ripe tomatoes, vegetable oil, onions, raisins, pine nuts, cinnamon, rice, salt, pepper

This dish is yalanchi, or vegetarian stuffed grape leaves. In Turkish, yalanchi means "fake." It refers to the fact that these stuffed grape leaves do not contain meat. They are, therefore, fake stuffed grape leaves. If they were filled with meat, they would be called "dolma" (which means "stuffed" in Turkish) and can also refer to meat-stuffed peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, etc. The word "sarma" means "wrapped" and can be used to refer to both the meat and non-meat filled …

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Created Dec. 12, 2017 by: itisclaudio

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