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Vegetable Spring Rolls

Vegetable Spring Rolls are one appetizer which is equally liked by all in our family & also a must to order when we go out to eat. Here is a pretty simple recipe for making these delicious Asian appetizer at home, made easier with ready made spring roll pastry readily available at most groceries in the freezer section.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cabbage, cut into thin shreds
  • 1 Carrot cut into thin slices
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Sprigs Green onions
  • 1 Tbsp. Cilantro
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp. Chilli sauce
  • 1/4 Tsp. Black pepper pd.
  • 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch or
  • 1 Egg white
  • 25 Spring roll pastry shells
  • - Oil for deep frying

Preparation

  1. Shred cabbage into thin slices. Finely chop bell peppers, onion, carrot & green onions.
  2. Heat about 1 tsp. oil in a frying pan & add all the vegetables. Sauté for a couple of minutes, add salt, soy sauce, chilli sauce & pepper to taste. Do not over cook. Remove from heat & mix in if finely chopped cilantro.
  3. Mix a little cornstarch in little water & keep aside. If using egg white, take it in a small bowl & keep aside.
  4. To make spring rolls, take one spring roll pastry/wrapper and lay it diagonal on a board (see picture). Now take some filling & put it on one corner. From that end, make a tight roll upwards until you reach almost the top half of the pastry (see picture). Now apply some cornstarch paste/egg white on the sides & bring both the sides together like folding into an envelope (see picture). Next, keep rolling until the end. Make sure that the edges are well sealed with cornstarch paste/egg white. Your spring roll is now ready. Make the rest of the spring rolls & keep them on a plate.
  5. Heat oil in a wok & fry the spring rolls on medium heat a few at a time until crispy & golden brown. Serve with plum sauce.

Further Information

Yield 25 spring rolls

Preparation Time is approximately 45 hours.

Cooking Time is approximately 15 minutes.