Avocado Egg Rolls
like a popular
1 Tbls. white vinegar
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. tamarind pulp - see "Notes" below
1/2 cup honey
1 pinch ground saffron
1/2 cup chopped cashews
2/3 cup fresh cilantro
2 cloves garlic
2 green onions
1 Tbls. granulated sugar
1 tsp. ground black pepper
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 cup olive oil
1 lrg. avocado - peeled, pitted, diced
2 Tbls. sun-dried tomatoes in oil - chopped
1 Tbls. minced red onion
1/2 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 pinch salt
3 egg roll wrappers
1 egg - beaten
-In a microwave-safe bowl, stir together vinegars,
tamarind, honey, and saffron; microwave for 1 minute;
stir until tamarind is dissolved.
-Puree tamarind mixture, cashews, 2/3 cup cilantro,
garlic, onions, sugar, pepper, and cumin in a blender.
-Pour mixture into a bowl and stir in oil; refrigerate
until ready to use.
-Gently stir together avocado, tomatoes, onion, 1/2 tsp.
cilantro, and salt.
-Distribute filling evenly onto center of each egg roll
-Position a wrapper so that a corner is pointing toward
you; fold the bottom corner up, 1/4 of the way over the
filling; brush remaining corners and edges of the wrapper
with egg; roll up from side to side; fold top corner over
all and press to seal; repeat with remaining wrappers.
-Deep-fry egg rolls in 375 degree oil for 3-4 minutes,
until golden brown.
-Drain on brown paper bags.
-Slice egg rolls diagonally across middle and serve with
prepared dipping sauce.
Tamarind pulp can be purchased at many large supermarkets
in the ethnic food aisle.
Make It A Meal:
Serve an appetizer before
have any tamarind pulp, but these were still
great!!! Thank you!
These were superb!
I made them for Valentines Day dinner as an
appetizer. I substituted 2 tsp. tamarind chutney
for tamarind pulp, since I couldnt find the
pulp. The dipping sauce really makes these
The use of honey in this recipe
is too overpowering. To make the dipping sauce more like the
restaurant's, I substituted light Karo syrup for the honey.
If you follow this recipe
exactly, you will get the EXACT recipe that tastes like the
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