How to make Dolma - Herbed chicken and rice mixture wrapped in cabbage leaves and steamed.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Cabbage leaves (बंदगोभी के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Hindi: patta gobhi
Super healthy, cabbage goes a long way back. In ancient times, the Greeks treated it as a special food for its many medicinal properties. There are tales about raw cabbage juice being a standard treatment for a nasty hangover! Salads, dals, sabzis, pickles and even raitas, cabbage does full justice to each preparation. Shop for the ones that have a crisp, shiny look to it.

You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Lima Chicken, Curd Chicken, Kozhi Urundai Kozhambu, Chicken Nacho Roulade.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dolma Recipe

  • Cabbage cups, stems removed and blanched 8

  • Cabbage leaves as required

  • Chicken mince 250 grams

  • Rice soaked for 30 minutes ½ cup

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon slices as required

  • Sriracha sauce for garnishing


Step 1

Heat some water in a deep non-stick pan. Place a bamboo steamer in it, cover and bring water to boil.

Step 2

Combine chicken mince, rice, mint leaves, parsley, cumin powder, tomato, onion and salt in a bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Take each cabbage cup, put some chicken mixture in the center and wrap it.

Step 4

Line the steamer with cabbage leaves, place the wraps over them. Place a lemon slice on top of each wrap, cover and steam for 20-25 minutes.

Step 5

Arrange the wrap on a serving plate, drizzle some sriracha sauce on top and serve immediately.