In Romanian: Sarmale cu orez (fara carne).



  1. Fry the finely chopped onions in oil until yellow.
  2. Add the washed rice, grated carrot, and let fry a little until the carrot is softened.
  3. Then add 1 tablespoon tomato sauce, 2 – 3 tablespoons water, salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer, mixing with a spoon until the liquid is reduced.
  5. Remove from heat, add chopped parsley and dill and make rolls from regular or soured cabbage.
  6. If using regular (unsoured) cabbage, scald it with boiling water.
  7. If using soured cabbage, wash it first.
  8. If using regular cabbage, boil the rolls with borş and if using soured cabbage, boil with 1 tablespoon tomato sauce and water.
  9. See Regular Cabbage Rolls and Sour Cabbage Rolls.
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