Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Stuffed Leek with Ground Meat (Etli Pırasa Dolması)
|Leek||6 piece||1200 gr|
|Water||2 1/4 cup||450 gr|
|Salt||2 teaspoon||12 gr|
|Rice||1/3 cup||60 gr|
|Onion||2 medium size||120 gr|
|Parsley ||1 bunch||60 gr|
(medium fat)||1 1/2 cup||250 gr|
|Black Pepper||1 teaspoon||2 gr|
|Margarine||1 tablespoon||10 gr|
|Egg||1 piece||50 gr|
|Lemon juice||2 tablespoon||20 gr|
Peel, wash and
remove root ends and unwanted green parts of leeks. Cut crosswise into 6 cm
(2 1/2 inch) long pieces. Simmer in salted water for 10 minufes or until tender.
Remove from pan, reserving liqiud; drain. Push inside layers (center parts)
of leek out with fingers, making leek shells open on both ends. Set aside. Combine
ground meat, rice, fınely chopped onions and parsley, salt and pepper. Add water,
mixing thoroughly. Fill leek shells with fılling. Press both ends with finger.
Arrange in a shallow saucepan side by side. Heat reserved liquid. Add to leek.
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until rice is tender. Reduce heat. Combine
egg and lemon juice beating until well blended. Add 2-3 tablespoons of hot liquid
from pan, stirring well. Pour over leeks; stir gently. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.
remove from heat. Serve hot.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||636 iu|
|Vitamin C||19 mg|