Ingredients for Turkish Stuffed Peppers Recipe (Dolma)

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tablespoons of pistachios
  • 1.5 cups of rice
  • 10 medium bell pepper
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 1 medium tomato (for the topping)
  • 1 tablespoon of currants
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice

How to make the Turkish Stuffed Peppers Recipe (Dolma)?

  • Put half a glass of olive oil in a large rice pot and roast together with 2 chopped onions until it turns pink.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of pistachios and continue roasting.
  • After the pistachios get the color, add 1.5 cups of washed rice and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of currants, 1 teaspoon of salt, half a teaspoon of black pepper, half a teaspoon of allspice, half a teaspoon of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon of mint and mix for the last time.
  • Add 2 cups of hot water, cook for 7-8 minutes with the rice and then remove it from the stove.
  • Carve the peppers, and remove their seeds (10-15 pieces of pepper). 
  • Fill the prepared peppers with the rice you made.
  • Arrange the stuffed pepper that you prepared perpendicular to the pot.
  • Cover the tops of the peppers with cherry tomatoes that you cut in half.
  • Fill the pot halfway with water and pour olive oil over them and close the lid.
  • Cook the stuffing for about 30-35 minutes, until the cooking water is over, lower the heat for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve warm or cold.
  • Bon Appetit!

Serving recommendation of the Turkish Stuffed Peppers Recipe (Dolma)

You can serve it with lemon slices.