Rice paper rolls filled with fresh julienne vegetables accompanied by a sweet & spicy mango chilli sauce can surely give you a feel of fresh and delicious meal.The spicy and sweet mango chilli sauce accompanying these rainbow rolls is completely addictive.
The flavors are clean and fresh with the use of vegetables like zucchini, cucumber,carrots, purple cabbage and mustard leaves wrapped in rice paper and accompanied by that oh so sweet and spicy mango chilli sauce is out of this world.I had earlier planned for a peanut dipping sauce for these rolls but I changed my mind when I noticed the mango pulp I have preserved in the refrigerator.I just add some Thai sweet chilli sauce to it and my finger licking mango chilli sauce is ready.
Coming back to the use of vegetables in the roll, are not they colorful and vibrant. I am a cook who gets attracted by the color of the food and the idea of beautiful colors stimulates my appetite. Do you know the vegetables and fruits get their color and healthy properties from a unique nutrients called phytochemicals. The easiest way to get more phytochemicals is to eat more fruits like blueberries, cranberries, cherries, apple and vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, broccoli to name a few.
Green vegetables contain a range of phytochemicals which have anti-cancer properties. Red fruits and vegetables gets their color from a natural plant pigment called lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of cancer and keep our heart healthy. Foods that are blue contain flavonoids which contribute to the maintenance of proper brain function and blood flow.
This recipe of rice paper rolls filled with vibrant vegetables is the perfect example of eating a rainbow meal which have a variety of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that helps you to stay healthy. The mango sweet chilli sauce with a hint of Thai flavor perfectly complements the rainbow rolls .