Recipe makes approximately 60


1kg Pork Mince*

100 Vines Leaves

2 Large Chopped Onions

20 Fresh Mint Leaves

1 Chicken/Vegetable Stock Cube

Half Cup Lemon Juice

150g Rice

1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes

Half a Bunch Chopped Parsley

Half Teaspoon Salt

Half Teaspoon Ground Pepper

Half Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

*For Vegi Option just use more rice



  1. Fry onions in a medium pan
  2. Add tomatoes & chicken stock and bring to the boil then switch off
  3. In a large bowl all mince meat, parsley, rice, lemon juice, spices, herbs and mix
  4. Add the onion mix to the bowl and mix all ingredients together
  5. Line a pan with approx 5 vine leaves
  6. Begin to put about a tablespoon of mixture on each leaf and roll
  7. If you are using fresh leaves just boil boiling water over them to soften before use
  8. Roll koubebia and add to pan in rows
  9. On the last layer, place about 5 leaves on top then cover with a plate and put a mug with water on it to hold koubebia in shape
  10. Add water to cover the plate
  11. When the water boils, simmer for approx 1 hour and switch off

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