Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe

Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe

Armenian Fish Tolma

Light and delicious pomegranate, fish Tolma from modern Armenian cuisine. It’s made with a few simple ingredients and can be served hot or cold , with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice or your favorite fish sauce.

I’ve shared quite Tolma recipes on my YouTube channel and of course all those recipes are here on my blog. Try when you have a chance and let me know what’s your favorite Armenian Tolma , mine is the rice and herbs stuffed version .

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Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe


Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe

2 lbs fish fillet, I used salmon , finely chopped or ground

¼ cup pomegranate seeds

1 tsp dried or 2 tsp fresh dill

1 tsp dried or 2 tsp freshly chopped tarragon

Salt, black and red pepper to taste

⅓ tsp garlic powder or 1 small clove minced

1 ½ tbs pomegranate molasses

1 jar of marinated grape vines , you may not use the entire jar

Boiling water for cooking the Tolma

2 tbs olive oil

Lemon and a few garlic cloves (optional)

Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe


Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe

Start by cooking grape vines

Simply place them in a pot with boiling hot water and allow to boil for 7-10 minutes or until they are slightly tender

Rinse cooked vines with cold water

Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe

Making the stuffing for fish tolma

In a bowl combine: fish, seasonings , spices and herbs, mix to incorporate

Add pomegranate seeds and mix with spoon

Follow YouTube instructions for stuffing the vines

Arrange fish stuffed tolmas in a pot, layer with extra leaves, garlic cloves, lemon slices

Drizzle with olive oil, add a little salt and place a plate on top to keep it secure

Pour hot water enough to barely cover the plate

Cook 7-10 minutes or until the fish is fully cooked

Bon appetite!

Բարի ախորժակ!

Armenian Fish Tolma Recipe