ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Healthy Snacks: Easy and Tasty Chinese Veg Spring Rolls Recipe

Updated on December 4, 2016

Recipe rating

5 stars for Chinese Veg Spring Roll
Chinese veg spring rolls
Chinese veg spring rolls

A healthy after-school Snack:

Spring roll is one of my favorite snacks. It is a super delicious and crunchy finger food loved by everyone. It is a vegan snack too. Children munch Spring roll one after the other, after coming back from school.

The ready-made spring roll sheets/wraps from the departmental store reduce the cooking time. The store bought wrap gives a finer look to the spring roll. However, I made the wrap at home. Join me in making this healthy recipe.


Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 15 spring rolls

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup plain flour/all purpose flour, for the wrap
  • 1/4 tsp oil, for the wrap
  • 1/4 tsp salt, for the wrap
  • required quantity warm water, for the wrap
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup french beans, slit and cut lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, julienned
  • 1/4 cup onion, julienned
  • 1/2 cup carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup green gram sprouts
  • 1 1/2 tsp oil, + oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • salt, to taste

Step by step Images and Instructions of Making Spring Rolls

Making the dough:

  • Take all purpose flour, salt and oil in a mixing bowl. Prepare firm dough adding warm water. Cover the dough, keep aside.

making the dough
making the dough

Making the stuffing:

ingredients for the stuffing
ingredients for the stuffing
  • Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan. Throw in julienned onion. Saute till it is transparent. Add all other vegetables except capsicum. Stir fry in high fire for 4-5 minutes. No need to cover the pan. Add capsicum and salt. Mix well. Continue frying for a minute.
  • Add pepper powder and soy sauce. Cook for one more minute. Put off the fire. Transfer the content to a bowl.This is the stuffing for the spring roll.

The stuffing
The stuffing

Making Spring Rolls:

  • Pinch out a small lemon size dough. Knead it well. Make a thin square sheet with the help of a rolling pin. Alternatively, you can buy them from the departmental store.
  • I made round sheet/wrap. You can cut the edges to get a square shape. The cut pieces can be included with the dough. Keep a tsp of the stuffing near one of the diagonal edges. Start folding it along with the stuffing, by folding the sides, as shown in the pic. Holding tightly, fold it till the end of the wrap.
  • Prepare at least 12 such fillings. In one batch you can fry 5-6 such fillings.

Spring roll wrapping
Spring roll wrapping
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Fry 5-6 wrapped spring rolls in oil. Fry till they turn golden color and crispy. It may take about 5 minutes for each batch frying. Remove on an absorbent paper towel.
  • Serve hot Spring rolls with tomato sauce or red chili sauce or with schezwan sauce. Enjoy the taste!!

Other variations of making Spring rolls:

You can use spring onion greens in place of regular onions.

Use herbs like ginger and garlic for enhancing the flavor. Saute them along with spring onion greens while making the filling.

Use 1/2 cup of boiled noodles or raw noodles along with the vegetables.

You can use one tbsp of finely chopped celery.

Baked Spring rolls:

You can even bake spring rolls. Pierce the spring rolls before baking, to avoid bursting while baking. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place a rack in the baking dish. Brush oil inside the dish. Apply oil on the covering of the spring rolls. Place spring rolls on the rack. Bake until crispy, about 15 minutes. Turn, bake the other side for 10 minutes. Remove and serve hot with tomato or with a Chinese sauce.

Nutrition Information Of Chinese Veg Spring Roll

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 Spring roll
Calories 54
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Carbohydrates 6 g2%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 1 g2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)