Sarma (food)

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Sarma
Sarma.jpg
A plate of Yaprak sarma from the Turkish cuisine
Place of origin former Ottoman Empire
Region or state Middle East, Caucasus, Eastern Europe (Balkans), and Central Asia
Serving temperature Cold or hot
Main ingredients Vine leaf, rice
Ingredients generally used Yogurt
Variations With cabbage leaves
Cookbook: Sarma  Media: Sarma

Sarma (from Turkish word "sarmak", meaning "to roll") is a dish of grape, cabbage, monk's rhubarb or chard leaves rolled around a filling usually based on minced meat, or a sweet dish of filo dough wrapped around a filling often of various kinds of chopped nuts. It is found in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire from the Middle East to Eastern Europe (particularly in the Balkans).

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