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Healthy Raw Betel Leaves Snack


Healthy Betel Leaves Snack
Healthy Betel Leaves Snack

This morning I picked some betel leaves ,sand ginger from my garden and some Belimbing asam( Averrhoa bilimbi) from my malay neighbour garden ,to make a healthy betel leaves snack….

Betel leaves wrapped is a simple, easy & great to make appetizer or snack and its fun to eat and healthy to all friends ! It is amazing how delicious simple things can be and a prefect appetizer that can be made for any occasion !!


15-20 Raw fresh betel leaves or called daun kadok from my garden yard.

8-10 chopped Green chilli padi and red bird’s eye chilli

3 wing bean-slices

6 lime or lemon – the thinner the skin, the better-cut into 6

6  Averrhoa bilimbi ( Belimbing asam)-slices

Vegan mushroom cracker

some roasted peanuts or any nuts of choice

* You can have any raw green veggie in hand for wrapped this snack *

Sweet Coconut Sauce:

Healthy Betel Leaves Snack
Healthy Betel Leaves Snack

1  tablespoon finely diced sand ginger (from my garden,love the aroma of this sand ginger ) or you can also use galangal

1/3 cup chopped shallots

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup palm sugar

1 red bird’s eye chilli

2-3 tbsp grated toasted coconut

  1. Boil over medium low heat to reduce the sauce to the thickness . Make sure to keep stirring to prevent over burnt.Turn off the heat …
  2. Add the roasted coconut, mix well and put into a small serving bowl.
  3. Take one of the betel leaf and fold the bottom to make a pouch . To assemble this just put a little bit of everything …..chopped lime, roasted peanuts,slices oxalidaceae fruit ,vegan cracker and diced red or green chili padi ..a little spoonful of sweet coconut sauce . Roll and make a packet, and eat this in one bite,if you love spicy is great taste with more green bird’s eye chillie !!
Healthy Betel Leaves

Fold betel leaves

Make a pouch with the leaf

Healthy Betel Leaves Snack

 Add a bit of each ingredient & some sauce.

Healthy Betel Leaves Snack

Fold top of the leaf to make a packet & EAT !

Bon appetit ! …:)



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Bernice Shak is a strict vegan for more than 18 years. I love to cook and share my recipes. My elder son, Joshua created this website for me as my birthday present for recipes sharing purpose. Meanwhile, my second son, ChenLin who loves photography, he helps me shoot all the amazing recipes photos. I am really enjoying this. Subscribe to Newsletter