Friday, April 27, 2012

Thai Style Fried Spring Rolls

 
Spring rolls are the favourite appetizer for many people. In Thai language these spring rolls are known as "Poh Pia Tod".These are made with the thin outer wrapping filled  with rice noodles and colourful veggies and some times meat is also added and then  deep fried to a golden brown in colour.These Thai style spring rolls are light and refreshing appetizers with an exotic flavour.
 

INGREDIENTS
  • Spring roll wrappers or pastry ( readymade one) -  15

For Stuffing
  • Cabbage,chopped - 1/3 cup
  • Carrot, julienne  - 1/3 cup
  • Green and red bellpepper - 1/3 cup
  • Bean sprouts - 1/2 cup
  • Thin rice chinese noodles ,(pre cooked)- 1/2 cup
  • Green onion,chopped - 4 tbsp

Ingredients for making Sauce
  • Mince ginger - 1/2 tsp
  • Minced garlic - 1/2 tsp
  • Soya sauce -  3 tbsp
  • White sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly flakes - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Paste for sealing the spring roll pastry
  • All purpose flour - 1tbsp
  • Water - 1/2 tsp
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  • Sesame oil - 1tbsp
  • Oil for frying 
 

 
PREPARATION
  • Defrost the pastry sheets and wrap them  in the wet towel for atleat 15 minutes ,so that the pastry sheet can be easily bent.
  • Cut all the veggies.Keep it aside.
  • Boil the thin rice noodles into hot boiling water for about 10 minutes. Strain it using kitchen mesher and keep it aside.
  • For the sauce mixture, combine  soya sauce, minced ginger, minced garlic, red chilly flakes ,sesame seeds and salt into one bowl.Keep it aside
  • Place the pan on high flame and add sesame oil into it.
  • When oil heats ,add sauce mixture and stir well.
  • Then add all the veggies and cook only for 2 minutes. We want our vegetable to be crispy not soft
  • Add cooked noodles and mix well . Turn off the flame and let the  mixture cool down a little.
  • Make the paste of all purpose flour and water to stick the edges of the spring rolls.
  • Place about 2 tbsp of veggie mixture at one edge of the spring roll pastry and roll over once, tuck in the sides and then continue rolling . Then seal the last edge with the paste.
  • Repeat the same with the remaining spring roll pastry.
  • Fry the spring rolls into oil till they light golden in colour.
  • Serve the spring rolls with tomato ketchup

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