Stuffed Cabbage (Lahana Sarması)


Hi friends ! Today , we will talk about stuffed cabbage with you. One of the winter vegetables cabbage is used in many different shapes in Turkey. Various dishes , salads , pickles and stuffed cabbages are made from cabbage. The most favourite cabbage dish  of Turkish cuisine is stuffed cabbage. Because this dish , which is appreciated by everyone with its taste , attracts people with its appearance . Because of these features , it is one of the best treats for guests. In addition to being widely preferred as a main dish for dinner , it is also widely consumed as a snack.

Stuffed cabbage is made in two different ways according to the regions. In some regions it is made using rice , in some regions meat. In both ways , it is consumed and loved by the Turks. It is not as a difficult to make as other stuffed flavors. However , this dish requires some manual dexterity and time.

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Stuffed Cabbage

Şerife Şakrak
Amazing recipe
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 3 people
Calories 231 kcal


  • 2 Pot
  • Knife
  • Spoon
  • strainer
  • Plate
  • Pan


  • 1 cabbage
  • 1 glass rice
  • 1 dessert spoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cummin
  • 1 dessert spoon dry mint
  • 100 ml Olive Oil


  • Dice the onions and add 3 tablespoons of olive oil to thepan and brown them together .
  • Wash the rice , add it to the pan and brown it with theonions.
  • Add tomato paste and spices and brown for two more minutes.
  • Seperate the cabbage leaves one by one and wash them well.
  • Put a lot of water in a pot and boil it . Add the leaves inthe water and boil for 3 -4 minutes  andtake the leaves out of the pot with the help of a strainer.
  • Put a few of the boiled cabbage leaves on the bottom of thecooking pot.
  • Separate the hard parts of the other cabbage leaves with aknife. Make the remaining parts square . Then , put a spoon of fillingingredients into each part and make the filling ingredients into a thinline androll it up tightly. Later , put the stuffed cabbages regularly in the cookingpot.
  • Pour the olive oil over it and add enough boiling water tocover the stuffed cabbage .
  • Put a plate on them and cook for about 35 minutes on lowheat.
  • After the stuffed cabbage are cooked , serve with lemon andyoghurt.


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Enjoy your meal!

Stuffed cabbage  is a dish made by wrapping boiled cabbage leaves with filling ingredients. This carefully prepared dish is served with yoghurt. If you are looking for a hot and delicious meal on cold winter days , you can choose stuffed cabbage with peace of mind. We are sure that you will like it very much. Don’t forget write your comment.

Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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