How to Make Taro Leaf Rolls

A very popular recipe from Asian cuisine , these gluten free rolls are steamed and then pan cooked. Organic tender taro leaves are available at Asian stores.The spirals freeze well too.

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How to Make Taro Leaf Rolls Recipe
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Wash and pat dry the taro leaves and keep aside.

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In a large bowl mix together gramflour/ cornmeal ,spices ,lemon juice and water to make a thick paste.

In a large bowl mix together gramflour/ cornmeal ,spices ,lemon juice and water to make a thick paste.

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Place a taro leaf (vein side up ) on a chopping board and smear the flour paste generously. Place another leaf  over it and spread the paste again. Repeat the process to form a stack of 5 leaves.

Place a taro leaf (vein side up ) on a chopping board and smear the flour paste generously. Place another leaf over it and spread the paste again. Repeat the process to form a stack of 5 leaves.

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Roll tightly. Make another similar roll with the remaining leaves. Steam cook in a steamer for 20 mins.

Roll tightly. Make another similar roll with the remaining leaves. Steam cook in a steamer for 20 mins.

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Remove from the steamer and cool completly. Cut into thick roundels.  Lightly  spray some cooking oil on a skillet ,add some sesame seeds and shallow cook the spirals till crisp.

Remove from the steamer and cool completly. Cut into thick roundels. Lightly spray some cooking oil on a skillet ,add some sesame seeds and shallow cook the spirals till crisp.

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Pack in lunchbox with some veggie sticks and lemon wedges.

Pack in lunchbox with some veggie sticks and lemon wedges.

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To freeze the rolls -line the steamed pieces in a large baking tray and place in freezer for an hour.Once frozen transfer to zip lock bags. Thaw and pan cook the spirals before serving.

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Tip-always use tender leaves as large aged leaves sometimes cause itchy discomfort.Tastes equally good with buckwheat flour,rice flour or masa harina.

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