Tolm (Turkish: dolma, Greek ντολμαδες; Persian dolme (دلمه), Armenian tolma (տոլմա), Romanian sarma) - is an integral part of many neighboring country cuisine. It is a family dish in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions, including the Balkans, the South Caucasus, Central Asia and the Middle East.
This dish made of cabbage or grape leaves is called Sarma (Turkish Sarmak "Snap"). It is a mixture of rice, onions, meat and other ingredients wrapped in the leaves. It is believed that the dish originated from modern Eastern Turkey and then spread to the Ottoman Empire.
Kobuletian Sarma is Ajarian version of Tolma. Adjara region is known for its grape culture and, therefore, Sarma in grape leaves is essential in traditional cuisine.