How to make Rainbow Rice Paper Roll -

Healthy and easy to make – colourful vegetable strips wrapped in rice paper rolls and served with a tasty dipping sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rice paper sheets, Dipping sauce (डिपिंग सॉस)

Cuisine : Oriental

Course : Snacks and Starters

Rainbow Rice Paper Roll

Rainbow Rice Paper Roll Recipe Card


Asia is an enchanted land. There is so much good food that the first time traveller cannot help but remain in awe. Pan-Asian cuisine is a delicious fusion of flavours from all over Asia including Thai, Japanese, Malaysian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian dishes. It is not for nothing that these countries are collectively nicknamed the Exotic East. All spices and indigenous ingredients come together in woks and pans to create unique dishes that have no match in any other cuisine.
All Asian countries are endowed with lush natural beauty and rich regional cuisines. The common thread is the use of fresh, readily available ingredients and spices to flavour the food. The dishes can be pungent, sour, sweet and sour or simply flavoured. 

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rainbow Rice Paper Roll Recipe

  • Rice paper sheets 4

  • Dipping sauce

  • Sweet chilli sauce 1/4 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Fish sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Rice vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Filling

  • Rice vermicelli , soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes and draine 1 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Cucumber , peeled and cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Red capsicum , cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Yellow capsicum , cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Carrot , peeled and cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Spring onion greens , chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh Thai basil leaves 8-10

  • Tinned pineapple , cut into thin strips 2 slices

  • Peanuts , roasted and crushed 2 tablespoons


Step 1

To make dipping sauce, take sweet chilli sauce in a bowl, add lemon juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar and castor sugar in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Take some hot water in a shallow plate.

Step 3

Cut rice vermicelli into half and drain thoroughly.

Step 4

Dip the rice paper rolls in hot water for 5 seconds and spread them on the work top. Arrange some mint leaves at one end.

Step 5

Put rice vermicelli, cucumber, red capsicum, yellow capsicum, carrot, spring onion greens, basil leaves, pineapple and peanuts on top. Fold the edges of the rice roll from both side and tightly roll it from one end to another.

Step 6

Pack them in the tiffin box with dipping sauce.

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