Homemade Spring Roll wrappers( lumpia wrappers/ popiah skins)


Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade lumpia wrappers, Homemade popiah skins
Homemade Spring Roll wrappers( lumpia wrappers/popiah skins)

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers/ Lumpia wrappers are usually stronger and  healthier than store bought spring roll wrappers because you know what goes into it and it has no chemical preservatives..and another good thing is that it's not so difficult to make..once you get the hang of it :-) .

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers/sheets ingredients:-


-About 300 grams water
-250 grams all purpose flour
-2 tablespoonfuls Corn Flour(corn starch)OR potato flour OR tapioca flour
-Half teaspoon salt


Homemade popiah wrappers,Homemade Spring Roll wrappers



    1 . Mix the ingredients.

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers



    2 . Add the water bit by bit as you mix the batter
    3 . Mix thoroughly until you get a stretchy batter.Now knead the batter by lifting it up and slamming it back on the bowl .

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers


Do this repeatedly until the batter is really stretchy, then cover and keep in the fridge for 2 -3 hours
    4. After 2-3hours, the batter would be a bit solid but still stretchy.

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers



Now heat up a non-stick pan and cup the batter in your palm. 
Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers


 Quickly Make a thin circular smear on the pan.
Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers


    5. As the sides of the sheets begin to pop up, lift it up and place on a plate or damp towel.


Homemade lumpia wrappers,Homemade popiah wrappers


Homemade egg Roll wrappers,Homemade Spring Roll wrappers

    6. Here you have it. Enjoy

Homemade lumpia wrappers,Homemade popiah wrappers
 


Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers

Homemade lumpia wrappers,Homemade popiah wrappers

Homemade lumpia wrappers,Homemade popiah wrappers

Homemade Spring Roll wrappers,Homemade egg  Roll wrappers

Homemade lumpia wrappers,Homemade popiah wrappers







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 By Nky Lily Lete

95 comments:

  1. Lily thank you so much for this I have been trying to get a good video on this. I love what you have done. Its so accurate. I. Know I'll get it this time. I'm gonna give it a try this morning...lol. God bless you. Amen

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    1. God bless you dear, I know you'll get it right this time. Go girl ! :)

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  2. Dear will d pan be on d fire?

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    1. Yes dear.But the fire has to be on low :)

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  3. Anonymous9:10:00 PM

    Thanks for this dear,but do I need to oil d pan?also I once tried it.after puttin d fillin in d wrap it refused to stick.

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  4. Hi dear, you don't need to oil the pan when making the spring roll wrappers. After making the wrap, put in the filling and wet th edges with water(just as you do with the ones yu buy at the store), then fold and seal.. it will stick.

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  5. Anonymous1:09:00 PM

    Ds is intresting I didn't get d flour part do I need 2 mix corn flour potato flour 2getha or any 1 of dem? Tanx

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  6. It's any of them. The ''/''Symbol stands for ''OR'' :)

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  7. Anonymous10:03:00 PM

    Thanks for posting this, it is really helpful

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  8. thanks for the recipe
    will like to knw if u r on twitter or fb

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  9. You're welcome Aminah :)
    I'm on facebook as Nigerian FoodTV
    On twitter : Nigerianfoodtv1.

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  10. Anonymous5:24:00 PM

    thanks for the amazing recipe.
    please can the spring roll be baked instead of fried?

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    1. Yes sweetie, it can be baked in Preheated oven at 200°C, for 10-15mins :)

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  11. Anonymous10:59:00 PM

    Nice 1 lily. You av done very well to share this, God bless u. I'm a carterer & I'm popularly known for making exceptional dishes. I bless God for this. The thing is I don't believe my springrolls are perfect. The sheets always come out too thick. I even tried this method of urs but it came out still too thick. Although I didn't add tapioca or corn flour, I used just flour. Do u think adding tapioca would make any difference?

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    1. Thanks for the compliment dear.
      I think the tapioca or corn flour makes a lot of difference.
      Even though they look irrelevant in the recipe, the corn flour adds starch to the mixture and makes the spring roll wrappers light and crispier.
      Try again and add either tapioca or corn flour and you'll see a difference.

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    2. Anonymous11:15:00 AM

      Non stickly pan only witout anytin in it

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    3. yes , that's all you need :)

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  12. Anonymous12:53:00 PM

    deary, this is quite educating, please do not relent, keep up the good work

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    1. Thank you so much dear ..well appreciated :)

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  13. I dnt have corn flour, can i use cornstarch?

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    1. Yes dear, the corn flour in the recipe is the same thing as corn starch.

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    2. Thank u so much lily:-)

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    3. You're welcome dear :)

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  14. Can i use cornstarch nstead of cornflour coz we dnt have it.

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  15. Can i use cornstarch nstead of cornflour???

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  16. Corn four and corn starch are the same thing dear... so you can use corn starch.
    It's corn meal that is different.. don't use corn meal.

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  17. Anonymous5:24:00 PM

    should i add water inside the pan b4 putin my batter?

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    1. Don't add water to the pan... use a nonstick pan for best results.

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  18. Anonymous11:18:00 PM

    Thanks dear,my kids will be happy to eat this

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    1. I'm so glad to be of help... they'll surely love it :)

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  19. Anonymous12:29:00 PM

    pls dear,wats a non stick Pan

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    1. It is a pan that is made with materials that prevent food from sticking to it. It is very common in the markets today and makes the spring roll wrappers preparation very easy , but you can use a normal pan if you don't have that :)

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  20. Hello Lily this is amazing tried it and had a good Spring roll, please keep the good work because my husband really likes some of the snacks I made and curtesy of your work. May the Almighty continue to give you the strength yo do more?

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    1. Amen! Hauwa, you are a darling. Comments like yours makes all the effort worth it. Thank you for your kind words, God bless you and yours too :)

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  21. Anonymous7:40:00 AM

    Lily
    Thanks for the recepie
    Err I tried it but my batter got stock in d pan
    Nd my pan is a non stick pan
    Where did I go wrong?

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    1. Hi dear, don't be sad. It happens to the best of us :)
      The pan must have been very hot. ALWAYS DO A TEST, BEFORE RUBBING BATTER ON THE PAN. To do this test, heat up the pan on low heat, then dip a finger into the batter and tap the center of the Hot pan.If the small batter dries out and cracks,that means the pan is TOO HOT; but if the small batter sticks to the pan and then starts to lift up slowly by the sides, that means the pan is ready. Try again dear, you'll get it this time.

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    2. Thanks dear I've been trying to get spring roll recipe for some years now. See how you just made it very easy & with no cost. God bless you so much.

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    3. Thanks dear I've been trying to get spring roll recipe for some years now. See how you just made it very easy & with no cost. God bless you so much.

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    4. You're welcome Vivian.. God bless you too dear :)

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  22. Hello lily,just want to know if the batter won't get lighter after it loses its cold temprature (dt is when removed from d fridge).will it affect my springroll wrapper?

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    1. No dear, the batter won't get lighter(don't put it in the freezer).
      And it won't affect your spring roll wrapper

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    2. Wow! I feel so happy getting something like this here,Lily you are such a darling

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  23. Anonymous10:16:00 AM

    Hi lily,jus discovered this site.it is d best.ur recipe r easy to follow.hope I get it rite.

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    1. You sure will dear, do let me know if you encounter any problems :)

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  24. Hazelish8:26:00 AM

    Good God! I already imagined the whole thing, I'm surely doing it 2day.Nice 1 lily, awesome blog, m gonna b stuck with u for a while. Have you done any1 on beef kebabs?

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    1. Thanks dear, I have one on shawarma, you might also like it .Here it is http://www.nigerianfoodtv.com/2013/09/nigerian-chicken-shawarma-shawama.html

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  25. Anonymous12:32:00 PM

    Please if you dont have a non stick pan,can you use the regular frying pans?

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    1. Hi dear, nonstick pan can also be used :)

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  26. I love your work it really helped any time God bless you

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    1. Thanks Dumski, I'm so glad to be of help, God bless you too dear :)

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  27. Anonymous10:00:00 PM

    thanks for making it simple for me, will try it n get back to u, God bless d works of ur hands IJNA

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    1. You're welcome dear, God bless you too :)

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  28. Anonymous10:01:00 PM

    thanks for making it simple for me, will try it n get back to u, God bless d works of ur hands IJNA

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    1. Amen dear, and feel free to contact me if you need any help :)

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  29. Anonymous1:40:00 PM

    Tnx for dis wonderful recipe, pls can I use starch? D normal starch some pple drink like pap.

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    1. Corn starch is the same one used for making pap or ogi in Nigeria :)

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  30. Thank u so much, even though am yet to make mine, I still appreciate ur effort coming out here to share ur knowledge .God will continue to bless u and increase u.

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    1. Thanks Yemisi, God bless you too dear :)

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  31. Anonymous2:44:00 PM

    HI,tried this and its works.what if i don:t hv frigde to put it for 2 to 3 hours.can i jt leave it in a bowl.

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    1. Yes dear, you can leave it in a cool place for 3 hrs.

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  32. Anonymous10:44:00 PM

    I tried it and it works but i don't know what went wrong on my second attempt. the dough is not lifting from the pan . what could be responsible for this what can I do to still correct the situation . could it be that some of my mixture are not right ? please I need response on this ASAP.

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    1. Hi dear,When this occurs its usually due to the pan not being heated well. The pan has to be hot enough...I usually tell people that before they start, take a tiny batter and rub it inside the pan...if it leaves a smear on the pan(a tiny circle that looks like it is lifting up from the pan).. then your pan is ready.
      If you did it well before, you'll surely get it right this time.Try it out and let me know how it goes.

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  33. I love this tutorial .. I found this is the only one video in youtube teach us about the detail on how to make this wrapper, but sadly I failed in my first trial T.T
    Now, I'm going with my second trial..

    Thanks Lily. Pray for my second trial..

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    1. Thanks Rizki, pls tell me what problems you encountered in your first try. I'll like to help so that your second trial will be a success.

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  34. Anonymous7:14:00 PM

    Hi nky, can I use dis wrapper for springrolls and samosa?

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  35. Anonymous7:14:00 PM

    Hi nky, can I use dis wrapper for springrolls and samosa?

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  36. Anonymous2:41:00 PM

    Thanks a lot for this recipe...please what is (mozzarella) cheese and where are the likely places to get it?

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    1. Mozzarella cheese is a solid curd cheese that can be grated or sliced, very popular in pizzas. You can get it at big supermarkets like park n shop etc

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  37. Anonymous2:01:00 PM

    pls dear i still dont understand is corn flour same as custard powder? how/where do i get it, i really need to try dis. Thank you

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    1. It's not the same as custard powder, it is also known as corn starch. If you are a Nigerian, it is the same thin as ogi/akamu paste used for making pap.

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    2. Tunrayo6:34:00 AM

      Thank you somch for this cos av tried it bfor nd it sticks to d pan I ws disappointed nd dnt kno eia I went wrong. Firstly,I use d flour for making bread,d pan has scratches nd I did not add corn flour,please help me cos I wl like to mke it again.tnx God bless you nd increase u in wisdom

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    3. Hi Tunrayo, pls follow the recipe as it is and watch the video, you will never go wrong if you follow it step by step. And use a nonstick pan to make it easier for you.

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  38. Rebecca Eno-Obong3:05:00 AM

    Thank you so much for this tutorial. i have been looking for someon to teach me how to make spring rolls for a lomg time now but to no avail. now i can teach myself with ur instructions. please be handy when i need to know more on this and other food recipes. God bless you and continue to give u the grace to impart more on people. God bless you and continue to enlarge you on every side.

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    1. I'm here for you anytime Hun, just shoot me a comment and I'll come running :)

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  39. Anonymous8:48:00 PM

    idont knw the non stick pan at hand what wil do

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    1. A normal flat frying pan works fine too, but the nonstick pan works best for beginners.

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  40. Nky God bless u plenty. Thank you God for directing me to this site :)

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    1. Hi Ada dear,glad to have you here. God bless you too hun :)

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  41. Anonymous10:03:00 PM

    Thanks lily.. I tried mine buh it dint stick to d pan tho I used a lil oil.. dnt know where I went wrong.. Sad!!!

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    1. you don't need to use oil on the pan.

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  42. Anonymous11:16:00 AM

    I tried it again today and it came out perfect, thanks .

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  43. thank you so much

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  44. Wow awesome, just discovered this site.#beenmissingalot.
    Cant wait to try this and sharwama. Buh hope one can lift it with a spatula?
    Greaaaaattttttt job.

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    1. You're welcome dearie.+
      It's better to lift with your hands, a spatula will break the wrappers.

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  45. Hello..I'd like to know the aprox time of the lifting and slamming process? I've been trying to do the popiah skin here in Argentina and no luck till now.

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    1. After mixing the ingredients, that is when you lit and slam the dough.

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  46. Please can I use pastries flour with cassava starch?

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    1. Yes you can make use of cassava starch in place of the other starch in the recipe, but make sure you use plain flour(all purpose flour) because it is a stronger flour and has no other stuff added to it, unlike other pastry flour.

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