Bengali Kohlrabi/Olkopi


From Bengali Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi meaning German turnip has a very strong pungent taste to it. Firstly cutting this a difficult task. It is cut by removing the skin and then cutting the rest of the kohlrabi and rejecting the end part.

Servings:- 2

Ingredients:-

  • Kohlrabi- 2 nos. (medium size stripped cutting)
  • Mustard Seeds- 2 tablespoons ground in a food processor
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Tomato puree- 2 tablespoon
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Oil/Butter/Ghee- 1tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder- to taste
  • Garam Masala- 1 tsp
  • Garlic- 1 no.
  • Onion- 1/2 no. grounded
  • Ginger- 1/2 tsp
  • Water- 1cup

Preparation:-

Add oil to a pan and when it is hot, add mustard paste, cumin seeds, red/green chilli, garlic,ginger. Saute them and add the onion and saute for 5 minutes.Then pour the tomato puree and fry till 8 minutes. Then add the Kohlrabi into the mixture and let it fry for 10 minutes. Add the garam masala, salt and water and cook for 10 minutes.

Tips:-

The Kohlrabi takes time to cook so cut it into thin strips, or boil them in a pressure cooker before putting it into the mixture. 


From Bengali Kohlrabi
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