Easy-to-Make Vegetarian Spring Rolls For Vu Lan Festival

Vegetarian spring rolls with familiar ingredients bring a fresh, light taste to your Vu Lan meal in lockdown.

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Vietnamese often choose vegetarian dishes for Vu Lan festival (the 15th of the seventh lunar month), a day traditionally used to pay respects to one’s parents. Vegetarian spring rolls only takes 30 minutes to prepare. Made from vegetables and tofu, the dish helps improve both health and spirit during lockdown.

Easy-to-Make Vegetarian Spring Rolls For Vu Lan Festival
Photo: In My Red Kitchen

Ingredients

1 carrot

10g of basil

10g of coriander

10g of mint

200g of tofu

1 bell pepper

3 Baro onions

Lettuce

60g of peanut

60g of sesame

200ml sesame sauce

Vegetable oil

Salt and pepper

10 rice paper

Easy-to-Make Vegetarian Spring Rolls For Vu Lan Festival
Photo: Watch What Eat

Instruction

– Wash, peel and chop the carrots into thin strips

– Wash and finely chop basil, coriander, mint, bell peppers, onion, and lettuce.

– Cut the tofu into thin rectangles.

– Fry the peanut in a non-stick pan over medium heat for about 3-5 minutes, then take them out, let the peanut cool down.

Easy-to-Make Vegetarian Spring Rolls For Vu Lan Festival
Photo: I Love Vegan

– Pour a little vegetable oil in the pan, fry the tofu on medium heat for about 2-3 minutes on each side, then season with salt and pepper.

– Dip the rice paper into water then quickly take it out, remove excess water, place the rice paper on a flat surface.

– Put tofu, carrots, bell peppers, peanuts, sesame, leeks, and chopped herbs on the rice paper. Add some peanut sauce on top of the ingredients.

Fold the edges of the rice paper toward the center and roll tightly.

Put the rolls on a plate, sprinkle sesame seeds, well-chopped cilantro, and peanuts for decoration.

Enjoy the vegetarian rolls with soy sauce.