Dum Monji (Fried kohlrabi curry)

Dum Monji (Fried kohlrabi curry)

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Servings: 6
Calories: 447


  • 2.2 lb Kohlrabi ganth gobhi
  • 7 floz Vegetable oil for frying
  • 4 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 4 Cloves laung
  • 2 Bay leaves tej patta
  • 2 Black cardamom badi elaichi
  • 1 Cinnamon dalchini, 2 inch stick
  • Salt to taste
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Yoghurt dahi
  • 8 floz Water
  • 1 tsp Ginger powder sonth
  • 1 tbsp Aniseed saunf powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala


  • Wash the kohlrabi, cut into 1/2 inch-thick rounds. Pierce all over with a fork and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil (for frying) in a pan. Fry the rounds to a golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Heat 4 tbsp oil in a deep pot. Add cloves, bay leaves, black cardamom, cinnamon stick, salt, and asafoetida; saute on low heat.
  • Add red chilli powder mixed with yoghurt, stirring vigorously till the oil separates. Ensure that it does not stick to the bottom.
  • Add water, kohlrabi, ginger powder, aniseed powder, and garam masala. Stir well and cook on high heat until the gravy thickens and the oil separates. Serve hot.
Calories: 447 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 44g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Sodium: 52 mg
Potassium: 641 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 272 IU
Vitamin C: 104 mg
Calcium: 71 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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