Grape Leaf Dolmas

A delicious and a must try recipe made by stuffing rice mixture in grape leaves. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Grape Leaves, Spinach
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Grape Leaf Dolmas

  • 20 Grape Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Spinach
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to serve Lemon wedges
  • 1/4 cup FILLING Spinach blanched and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup Currants
  • 1 Scallions finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Parsley chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Dill finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon rind grated
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste White pepper powder


  1. Rinse the grape leaves and place them in a heat proof bowl.
  2. Pour enough boiling water to cover and soak for one hour. Drain well.
  3. Coat the leaves with olive oil and lemon juice evenly.
  4. Place rice and two cup of water in a pan and add a pinch of salt and bring it to boil Lower the heat and cook until all the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Set aside to cool. Add currants, spinach, scallions, parsley, coriander leaves, dill, lemon rind and white pepper powder to the cooled rice and mix well.
  6. Place a grape leaf on clean board.
  7. Place a tablespoon of the rice mixture and roll into cylinder shape. Serve cold with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1231
Carbohydrates 72.1
Protein 6.9
Fat 101.6
Other Fiber Niacin- 2.3mg