Total Time: 45 to 50 minutes
Serving: 12

Crispy, fried vegetable spring rolls are generally served as a starter or appetizer to a meal and are filled with vegetables of your choice or noodles. It also goes perfectly with tea or coffee, or can be served for dinner alongside a bowl of delicious soup.


For the stuffing:

  • 1tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger-garlic
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • 2 tbsp spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (julienne)
  • 2 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ capsicum (chopped)
  • 1tsp vinegar
  • ½ tbsp soy sauce
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour (maida)

Other ingredients:

  • 1/4cup maida paste
  • Oil (for frying)
  • 12 Spring roll sheets


  • In a large wok, heat 2 tbsp oil
  • Add grated ginger and chopped garlic and sauté it for a few seconds till the raw aroma is gone
  • Now add chopped veggies and sauté it on high flame for few minutes till it becomes soft but not mushy; it needs to have a bite to it
    Stir fry on high flame without losing the crunchiness of vegetables.
  • Add vinegar, soya sauce, chili paste, pepper powder, sugar, cornflour. Stir well
  • Switch off the flame and add spring onions, cornflour, and salt to taste. Mix it well Set aside to cool for a while
  • To make flour paste:
  • Make a medium thick paste by adding water to maida little by little
  • Place spring roll sheets on a flat surface
  • Spread a spoonful of stuffing at the one end of the sheet
  • Gently roll the wrapper and seal it tight by applying the maida paste on the edges.
  • Deep fry in hot oil at low flame
  • Fry until the roll turns golden brown and crisp. Remove the excess oil by placing them on a napkin
  • Take them out and serve them hot
  • Serve these crisp rolls with any dip and sauce


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