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Domeh Calories and Nutrition Values

Dolme or domeh is a stuffed grape leaves. The variety of herbs used in dolmeh makes it a valuable source of antioxidants and vitamins. Dolmeh contains high amounts of vitamin B12, Iron, selenium and zinc. Each dolmeh or 2 ounces (58 grams) of it has 101 calories.

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Dolmeh Mixed

1 Medium cabbage, Eggplant, tomato, bell pepper, mexican squash 1/2 Cup Rice 1 Lb (453g) Ground Beef 1/2 bunch: Leek Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley 3 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Small Onion 3 garlic Cloves Salt, Turmeric, Ground Chili Pepper, Persian spice mix (Advieh), Black Pepper 2 Tbsp Lemon Powder 1 Tbsp Tomato paste PREPARATIONS: 1- Grate the onion and the garlic cloves. 2- Mince the herbs. 3- Rinse the rice. 4- Wash and microwave the grape leaves for 30 sec. 5- Boil 4 cups of water. 6- Microwave a the cabbage for 2:30 Minutes and peel of it's layers. 7- Peel the eggplants and mexican squash skin. 8- Cut the top of the eggplants, mexican squash, bell pepper and tomato and Dig out the seed. (Do not trash the top) 9- Mix 1 tbsp tomato paste, 1 tsp ground chili pepper, 1 tbsp vegetable oil with a cup of boiling water and mix until well blended. DIRECTIONS: 1- Mix up the herbs and the grated onions and garlic in a big bowl. 2- Add the rice and the ground beef to the mixture. 3- Add salt, ground chili pepper, turmeric, persian spice mix (Advieh), black pepper powder as needed. 4- Add 2 tsp dried lemon powder to the bowl and mix them thoroughly. 5- Add 2 tbsp vegetable oil to the mixture and mix up. 6- Take one (or more) cabbage leaf and cover the bottom of a pot, it will keep the meat wraps (dolmehs) from direct heat. 7- Take the bell pepper, fill it with the beef mixture and cover it with its top and put it in the center of the pot. 8- Take one cabbage leaf, put approximately one tbsp of the mixture on the leaf and wrap the leaf around the mixture tightly and put them around the bell pepper in the pot. 9- Take the tomato, fill it with the beef mixture and cover it with its top and put it in the pot. 10- Repeat the previous step for the eggplants and mexican squash. 11- Secure dolmehs by stack them up agains each other in the pot. 9- Add the tomato paste mixture to the pot. 10- Cover the pot with the lid and cook the dolmens over low heat for 120 to 150 minutes.

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tahchin morgh
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Tahchin Morgh (CHICKEN)

  • 1.5 Cups Rice
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1/2 lb (226g) Boneless Chicken
  • 1 Tsp Zafran (saffran)
  • Salt, Ground Chili Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 10 oz (283g) Plain Yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp Dried Barberries (Zereshk)

1- Soak the rice with 2 tsp salt for an hour in a pot.
2- Slice the onion.
3- Soak the zafran for 20 minutes.
4- beat the egg until fluffy.


1- Put the onions into a pot.
2- Lay the chicken pieces on top of the onions.
3- Add some salt and fill the pot with boiling water until it covers the chickens.
4- Put the lid on the pot and let it simmer for 20 Minutes.
5- Take the cooked chicken pieces out of the pot (keep the water in the pot, you will need it in step 19) and slice them in smaller pieces.
5- Bring the soaked rice pot to the boiling and continue simmering until the rice becomes tender.
6- Drain the rice in a colander.
7- Pour 10 oz of plain yogurt in a bowl.
8- Add half of the beaten egg yolks, ground chili pepper and 1 tbsp of the soaked zafran(saffron) to the bowl and mix them together.
9- Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and mix up with the egg yolk mixture.
10- Take another pot and add 2 tbsp vegetable oil.
11- Add the rest of the beaten egg yolks to this pot.
12- Add 2 tbsp of the egg yolk mixture (step 8) to the pot.
13- Add 2 tbsp of the drained rice to the pot.
14- Stir until well mixed.
15- Flat the mixture, take the chicken pieces out of the bowl and put them in the pot on top of the mixture.
16- Add 3 tbsp dried barberries (Zereshk).
17- Add the rest of the rice to the pot.
18- Flat and spread the rice across the pot but don't mix with the mixture.
19- Now take the egg yolks mixture bowl (step 8) add 1/4 vegetable oil, and 2 tbsp of the zafran (saffron), and pour the boiled water (left from the onion and chicken's pot) into the bowl until it covers the mixture and mix thoroughly.
20- Back to the rice pot, again put pressure on the rice and press down using a large spoon (as shown in the video 3:13) and pour the rest of the egg yolk mixture on top of the rice.
21- Cover the pot with the lid and let it simmer for 120 minutes over low heat.