Vegetarian Sushi Recipe

A classic vegetarian japanese dish that is made with soft cooked rice rolled in with cucumbers soaked in vinegar. These Vegetarian Sushi are simply delicious and a must try recipe.

Pooja Nadkarni
Vegetarian Sushi Recipe
8931 ratings.

Sushi is famous Japanese snack, where cooked rice is combined with vinegar and other ingredients and spread over the Seaweed (also called as Nori). A layer of vegetables or seafood is then layered over the rice and it is rolled very tightly. It is then sliced and served with soy sauce. So let's see how to prepare this vegetarian sushi.

Once you get the art of rolling sushi you can make these inexpensive and tasty starters at home and serve them as an appetizer at any party.

Serve Vegetarian Sushi as a side dish along with Spicy Vegetable Noodles and Chilli Paneer Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Asian recipes such as

  1. Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
  2. Shandong Spicy Eggplant With Peppers And Potato Recipe
  3. Thai Lemongrass Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Japanese
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Seaweed Sheets
  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , cut into thin strips
  • 1 Cucumber , cut into thin strips
  • 1 Avocado , cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar , (Adjust according to your preference)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Vegetarian Sushi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Vegetarian Sushi recipe, cut the vegetables into thin strips. Add salt and mix thoroughly. Keep aside.

  2. In a mixing bowl, take rice vinegar, sugar, add rice to it and mix.

  3. Take one seaweed and spread rice mixture over it in a thin layer. Don't cover the edges.

  4. Arrange the vegetables in a single line. Don't overcrowd.

  5. Start rolling it. Press it so that the roll gets tightened.

  6. Cut the roll into half first with a sharp knife. Don't put pressure on knife while cutting.

  7. Just make back and forth motion. Cut them into 1/2 inch thick pieces. Serve Vegetarian Sushi with soy sauce.

  8. Serve Vegetarian Sushi as a side dish along with Spicy Vegetable Noodles and Chilli Paneer Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.

Vegetarian Sushi Recipe is part of the The East Asian Recipe Contest With FreshMenu