Dragon Rolls

Dragon Roll, assorted veggies, sautéed on a high flame to retain the crunch, are flavoured with pungent Schezuan sauce, rolled in maida wrappers, and deep-fried till perfectly crisp.

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So much excitement in one small package! This Chinese delicacy is named Dragon Roll because it is as spicy as a dragon’s fiery breath.

Assorted veggies, sautéed on a high flame to retain the crunch, are flavoured with pungent Schezuan sauce, rolled in maida wrappers, and deep-fried till perfectly crisp.

Made in a convenient, handy size, this snack is perfect for a Cocktail Party .

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Dragon Rolls recipe - How to make Dragon Rolls

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 dragon rolls
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For The Wonton Wrappers
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp oil

For The Filling
1/4 cup shredded red cabbage
1/4 cup shredded cabbage
1/4 cup sliced red capsicum
3/4 cup bean sprouts
1/4 cup carrot juliennes
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste
1 tbsp schezuan sauce

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
schezuan sauce

For the wonton wrapper

    For the wonton wrapper
  1. Sieve the plain flour and salt together in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using approx. 2 tbsp water.
  2. Add the oil and knead again.
  3. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients, except the schezuan sauce, and sauté on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the schezuan sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Keep aside to cool slightly.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the plain flour with 1 tbsp of water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Divide the wonton wrapper dough into 12 equal portions and roll each portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Place one wonton wrapper on a clean, dry surface and place 1 tbsp of filling on the upper side of the wrapper.
  4. Apply a little plain flour-water paste along the edges of the wonton wrapper.
  5. Fold the top most side of the wrapper over the filling and seal it tightly.
  6. Fold the left and the right sides of the wonton wrapper towards the centre.
  7. Roll the upper side of the wrapper with the filling downwards tightly, sealing the end securely with the plain flour-water paste.
  8. Repeat the steps 3 to 7 to make 11 more rolls.
  9. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, a few rolls at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  10. Serve immediately with schezuan sauce.

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Dragon Rolls
 on 18 Jan 16 05:51 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Kitchen Star. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
18 Jan 16 10:05 AM
Dragon Rolls ( Easy Chinese Cooking )
 on 01 Sep 14 05:08 PM

It is one of the best Chinese recipe i have tasted. The spiciness of schezuan sauce makes it more yummy! It compliments the crispiness of the rolls.
Dragon Rolls
 on 07 Dec 10 12:03 AM

authentic chinese. yumm.