Cucumber Summer Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce (Raw)

 

This recipe was demonstrated by Lisa Pitman during her Eating without Heating demos in India. 

Ingredients for rolls

  • 8 leaves of lettuce (any variety with soft leaves, e.g. butterhead)
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and julienned
  • 1/2 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup beetroot, shredded
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, julienned
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, julienned
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

Ingredients for sauce

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 kefir lime leaf
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 date, pitted
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced

Method

Arrange lettuce leaves on a flat surface. Evenly distribute cucumber, carrot, beet, onion and herbs among the 8 leaves.

Roll up the lettuce leaves. Let them rest, seam side down.

Serve with dipping sauce on the side.

serves 4