March 16, 2012
Cabbage rolls are a popular dish throughout Europe and the Middle East. Sweet cabbage leaves are stuffed with various fillings before being either steamed or baked and are usually accompanied by sauce. This recipe combines ground meat with rice, onion, garlic, and spices to make a rich and savory filling. Serve these cabbage rolls on their own or with some flat bread. Cabbage rolls may seem intimidating at first but are definitely a must-try dish.
1 medium Cabbage
1 1/2 cups ground beef or ground lamb
1 cup short grain rice
2-3 teaspoons Cumin
1 cup Lemon juice
1 cup water or as needed
Wash and drain rice
Mix up the ground meat, diced onions and rice; add cooking oil and the spices (Cumin, Caraway, Coriander, Salt and Black Pepper) set aside.
Prepare your cabbage leaves by separating the leaves from the cabbage head. Cut away stems, save them and use them at the bottom of the pot.
Press together firmly. Place layer of the saved stems
Place the whole garlic heads in between the rolled Malfouf.