Saturday, March 9, 2013

Stuffed Zucchini (Zeytinyagli Kabak Dolmasi)

2 lb zucchini
1½ cups rice
1 medium onion, chopped finely
½ cup parsley, chopped
1 Tbsp dried mint
1 tsp salt to taste
½ tsp black pepper
1/3 cup olive oil
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2-3 tomatoes, sliced (for covering tops)
Hot water
 
Wash the rice and drain. Chop the onions finely and mix all the ingredients but hot water and the zucchinis. Then, wash the zucchinis and make scratches or parallel marks with fork or you may peel them in stripes. Cut the stems. If the zucchinis were long enough cut them in half lengthwise. Then, scrape inside of each piece of zucchini using a small spoon, making them hollow. You may sprinkle with salt inside.
Then, stuff each hollow zucchini with the rice stuffing, leaving about ¼ inch part on top. Cover each stuffed zucchini either with a slice of tomato or stems of the zucchinis. Place them in a pot leaving no room in between. Add hot water about 1 inch to cover the zucchinis and cook over medium-low heat about 30 minutes or until the rice is cooked. Take them over serving plate and serve with either plain or garlic yogurt. You may garnish with dill.
ENJOY
 
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TURKCE
1 kg dolmalik sakiz kabagi
1½ su bardagi pirinc
1 orta boy sogan, ince dogranmis
½ su bardagi maydanoz, dogranmis
1 yemek kasigi kuru nane
1 tatli kasigi tuz
1 cay kasigi karabiber
1/3 su bardagi zeytinyagi
1 yemek kasigi domates salcasi
2-3 domates, dilimlenmis (uzeri icin)
Kaynamis su
 
Pirinci yikayin ve suzun. Soganlari kucuk kucuk dograyin. Sonra butun ic malzemeyi bir kapta karistirin. Kabaklari yikayin ve uzerlerini catal ile cizin veya alacali soyabilirsiniz. Kabaklarin sap kisimlarini duzgunce kesin. Eger kabaklar uzun ise boyuna ortadan iki esit parcaya bolun. Her bir parcanin icini cay kasigi yardimi ile diplerini delmemeye gayret gostererek oyun. Oydugunuz kabaklarin icine tuz serpebilirsiniz.
Hazirladiginiz icten kabaklarin uzerinde bir parmak kadar bosluk kalana dek doldurun. Uzerlerine birer dilim domates ya da kestiginiz kabaklarin saplarini yerlestirin. Tencereye bosluk kalmayacak sekilde dizin. Tencerenin tabanindan 2 parmak yukseklige cikacak kadar kaynamis su ilave edin ve kisik ateste yarim saat kadar kabaklar ve pirincler pisene dek pisirin.
Servis tabagina alin ve uzerlerine ya da yanina sade veya sarimsakli yogurt koyarak servis yapin. Dere otu ile de susleyebilirsiniz.
AFIYET OLSUN
 

1 comment:

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Great idea a must for parties.