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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Leeks with Dried Fruits in Olive Oil

(Kuru Meyveli Pırasa - Aegean Region)

Leeks with Dried Fruits in Olive Oil
~200g cleaned leeks, cut in thin slices, washed and drained
1 tbsp rice, rinsed
5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup water
1 tsp lemon juice
3-4 dried apricots
3-4 prunes
1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Boil the dried fruits for about 1 minute, drain and cut in thin slices.

Cover and cook the leeks, rice, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and salt in a medium-sized pot until the leeks are soft.

Sprinkle the sliced dried fruits over the leeks. Drizzle with the olive oil. Let it cool down in the pot. Then, place on a serving platter. Serve at room temperature or chilled.



At 11:55 AM, Blogger Anne said...

Hi Binnur, I am looking for the recipe for stuffed grapeleaves with rice onion and olive oil. (dolma) Thank you, Anne

At 12:25 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Ann,
Actually it is called 'sarma':)
Dolma means stuffed in Turkish,
Sarma means rolled in Turkish
It is in the 'Olive Oil Dishes' like the other sarma end dolma recipes. Here is the link;
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Grape Leaf Rolls in Olive Oil
(Zeytinyağlı Yaprak Sarması - Ottoman Kitchen)


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