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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Quick Subzis ~ Knolkhol Koora / Kohlrabi Subzi

This delicious subzi falls in the category of 'simple and under 15 minutes' dishes. If you haven't ventured into the kohlrabi world yet because of its smell, then this one is for you. This subzi is the right way to start the relationship with this root vegetable.
Surprisingly, the pronounced smell of kohlrabi mellows down after cooking and it attains a pleasant flavor (almost like cabbage.)

What you need for 2 servings:
1 cup grated kohlrabi (1 small kohlrabi peeled and grated)
Salt - 1/2 tsp
For tadka: 2 tsp oil, 5-6 curry leaves, 3-4 red chilies broken into bits, 1 tsp each of chanadal, uraddal, mustard seeds and cumin seeds

Heat oil in a small pan or a kadai. Add the chanadal, mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds. When mustard seeds start to splutter and the dals turn reddish, add the curry leaves and red chilies. Sauté for a few seconds and add the grated kohlrabi and salt. Mix well, turn down the flame to low and cover the lid. Continue to cook till the kohlrabi turns softer.
Serve with rice / rotis.

  Served on the plate - Rice, knolkhol koora, mango ginger pickle

Add 2 Tbsp shredded fresh/dry coconut at the end and cook for a couple of minutes more.

I am sending this over to Cooking Basics event.

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Deepa said...

hey this looks good..will try this soon..thanks so much for sharing..

Kiran said...

SUbzi looks very yummy.Its been a long time that I used this Knolkhol.Thanks for bringing back memories.

Latha said...

I make kootu / dal with this. Your version looks yummy too.

Silpa said...

yummy. love the pic.

Jagruti said...

This sabji looks really good and tasty!!

simply.food said...

I have never cooked with the vegetable before.Interesting dish.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

curry looks so simple..i too make similar way of curry. I like tht veggie

BangaloreBaker said...

I love this vegetable, but can't find it where I live. Nice dish.
I am hosting my first event which is on baking. Check it out if you are interested.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

grating is a nice idea. i always used to chop up into small pieces. thanks again for another entry. i really like your blog. yummy recipes!

Meena said...

nice and unique dish...pretty pics too..

Umm Razeen said...

A perfect recipe using Kholrabi

Sneha Patil said...

Looks yummy with that tadka.....
A little variation :add pinch of turmeric powder to it while its cooking, and garnish with coriander leaves.