California Rolls
If you are looking for a vegetarian sushi recipe, this one's for you.
Chef Rakhee Vaswani's California Rolls Recipe

- Japanese


- 4

Cooking Time

-20-25 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 30 Min


  • FOR Rice rolls
  • 2 cups washed and soaked sushi rice
  • 1 peeled chopped cucumber
  • 6 to7 chopped into long slices cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp wasabi powder
  • 1 peeled and chopped avocado
  • 1 tbsp sushi seasoning
  • 1 sushi mat
  • 1 nori seaweed
  • White and black sesame seeds as required
  • Water
  • FOR Garnish
  • Japanese mayonnaise
  • Pickled ginger
  • FOR Serving
  • Soy Sauce


  1. 1

    Put the soaked sushi rice in a rice cooker with some water, let the rice cook.
  2. 2

    Add the sushi seasoning to the cooked rice and mix well.
  3. 3

    Cut the nori seaweed into half and then place one half on the sushi mat.
  4. 4

    Spread the cooked sushi rice evenly on the one half of the nori seaweed.
  5. 5

    Flip and then add the line up the cucumber, cream cheese and avocado, all chopped lengthwise.
  6. 6

    Hold the filling and then fold with the help of three fingers and press.
  7. 7

    Repeat this thrice and finally seal it on the third roll.
  8. 8

    Cut the sushi into cubes and dip one side either in white and black sesame seeds.
  9. 9

    Place the cubes on a tray.
  10. 10

    Add very little water to the wasabi powder and make a paste.
  11. 11

    Roll the paste and shape it like a leaf.
  12. 12

    Arrange it on the plate with the pickled ginger.
  13. 13

    Drizzle with Japanese mayonnaise and serve with soy sauce.
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