Thai Spring Rolls (Pho Pia Thod)

Delicious deep-fried spring rolls make a delicious snack or starter in Thailand. Why not have a go at making some yourself, you’ll be surprised how easy it is!



  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 50g minced or crumbled tofu
  • Bean sprouts
  • 1 carrot, cut into 2.5cm batons
  • 20g chives
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 100g glass or rice vermicelli noodles (soaked for 2-3 minutes)
  • 6/7 spring roll wrappers
  • 1 beaten egg
  • Sweet chilli sauce to serve


  1. Add a little of the oil to a wok and fry the garlic and tofu until browned.
  2. Add the bean sprouts, carrot and chives, water, sugar, soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce and mix well.
  3. Add the soaked glass noodles and stir until everything is combined.
  4. Lay a spring roll wrapper on a flat, dry surface and place 1 tbsp of the filling on the lower half of the wrapper.
  5. Fold the bottom edge up over it tightly and seal the roll with the beaten egg.
  6. Deep fry the spring rolls in the remaining oil, turning until they are evenly browned.
  7. Serve with a sweet chilli sauce for dipping.