Simple Difficulty
40 Min Preparation Time
Preparation
Step: 1 / 10

Wash the rice and place in a saucepan. Cover with water and boil for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Step: 2 / 10

Wash and finely chop the parsley and mint and add to the rice.

Step: 3 / 10

Dip the vine leaves briefly into boiling water and spread out on a tea towel to drain. Cut out the stems.

Step: 4 / 10

Drain the rice and place in a large bowl.

Step: 5 / 10

Peel and finely chop the onion.

Step: 6 / 10

Add the onions to the rice. Add half the lemon juice and 2 tbsp oil and mix well. Season with salt, pepper and allspice. Spoon about 1 tbsp onto each vine leaf.

Step: 7 / 10

Fold in the leaf edges and roll up from the stem end to the tip. Repeat until all the vine leaves are filled.

Step: 8 / 10

Place all the rolls close together in a pan and sprinkle with the remaining lemon juice and oil.

Step: 9 / 10

Pour in enough hot water so that all the rolls are covered. Place a small plate on the rolls and simmer over a low heat for 1 hour, then allow to cool in the pan. Drain before serving.

Step: 10 / 10

For the tzatziki cream, mix all the ingredients together. Serve as dip to the dolmades.

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