Yalanchi

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Yalanchi

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Cook Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

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  • 7 medium onions -- chopped

  • ¾ cup olive oil

  • 1 cup rice -- uncooked

  • ½ cup parsley -- chopped

  • ½ cup dill -- chopped

  • 1 lemon -- juiced

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 1 16 oz jar grape leaves

  • 2 cups boiling water

Directions

Saute onions in oil until onions are transparent. Add remaining ingredients except grape leaves and mix well. Drain and separate grape leaves. Cut off all stems. Spread a leaf on a small plate, dull side up and stem end toward you. Place a teaspoon of filling near stem end,, fold over sides of leaf and roll to end of leaf. Cover bottom of a Dutch oven w/loose leaves to prevent yalanchi from burning. Arrange yalanchi in pan tightly, making 2 or 3 layers. Cover w/loose leaves. Add 2 cups of boiling water and bake covered with a plate at 350 degrees fopr one hour. Allow to rest and cool.


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