Sunday, February 10, 2008

Kohlrabi salad

Kohlrabi is called "Navalkol" or "Alkol" in Marathi. I like it best when it is raw. So generally I make different salads with it. Here's the most common Maharashtrian salad.

Navalkolachi Koshimbeer
Kohlrabi salad
2 medium kohlrabi, peeled, grated
1 green chili, chopped
salt to taste
sugar to taste
1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
1/4 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts, coarsely crushed
1 tbsp cilantro/coriander leaves, chopped

1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida

1. Mix all the ingredients.
2. Heat oil. Add all the ingredients for tempering.
3. Pour over the salad. Mix.


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