Kohlrabi paratha(knolkol paratha)

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KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                            Ready to serve Knol kol paratha with tomato sauce

Makes : 5-6

Serves : 2

Kohlrabi/Turnip /knolkol/Navilu kosu  in english, hindi and kannada respectively.  It is very commonly cooked vegetable in German speaking countries.  It can be eaten both raw and cooked.  I have already put upkari and salad.  Today i would like to put up the rare but really tastiest of the parathas i would say.  So please give a try!!!!

What you need to have:

1. Grated Knol kol – 1 Cup

2. Cumin seeds – 1 and 1/2 Teaspoon

3. Chopped onions – 1/2 Cup

4. Red chili powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 Teaspoon

6. Garam masala powder – 1/4 Teaspoon(home made)

7. Dhania-jeera powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

8. Chopped green chili – 1

9. Chopped cilantro – 1 Tablespoon

10. Lemon juice – 1/2 TeaspoonKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                      Grated Knol kol veggieKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                   Grated Knol kol with chopped cilantro cumin seeds

What you do with what you have:

1. Wash, peal and grate Knol kol veggie and sprinkle a little salt to it and squeeze out the extra juice from it.  One can use it to make the outer dough and if not sufficient use the normal water to make the dough.  Cook it in a wide skillet till all the water content is evaporated and keep it aside.

2. Place a wide skillet with 2 Teaspoons of cooking oil in it on medium flame.  Fry it till it turns transparent adding a little salt.  KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                             Chopped onions being fried in oil

2. When done, add all powders in a row and give a vigorous stir.  Add cooked veggie from step-1 to it and cook for a while till it is incorporated well.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                       Cooked veggie being added to the onion masala mix

3. On cooling, make round balls and keep it aside.  In the mean time make the outer dough.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                 The stuffing being shaped

What you need to have for the outer dough:

1. Wheat atta – 1 Cup

2. Salt – As needed

3. Cooking oil – 1 Teaspoon

4. Water – 1/3 Cup(approx)

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                                                             Ingredients of the outer dough

4. Make a paliable dough with atta, salt , cooking oil and adding water in steps.  Pinch out a lemon sized ball and place the stuffing in it and close the edges accordingly.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

   Pinched out ball, stuffing placed and closed edges, and stuffing placed edges being folded

5. Roll the stuffed roti on a plastic sheet dusting in atta to required thickness.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                               Rolled parathas ready to roast

6. Place a roti skillet and splash a little oil/ghee on it and place the paratha on it and fry till done.  Flip and fry till brown dots appear and fluff as well.  Repeat the same process with the rest of the rolled parathas.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                             Knol kol paratha being roastedKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                 Knol kol paratha being roasted on the reverse

7. Enjoy with tomato sauce or any pickle and curds!!!Yummmmmmm!!!!!!!!!1KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                Ready to serve Knol kol parathas with tomato sauce

Makes : 4-5

Time taken : 45 minutes & serves : 2

Good to remember: 

1. Use very tender Knol kol veggie for the dish.  Else grating is not possible and will not be tasty too!!!

2. Using both red chili powder and green chili will make the paratha tastier, as the veggie is a little weird to taste.

 

 

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