Kohlrabi and carrot slaw recipe

By Sunil Vijayakar

  1. Serves 4 as an accompaniment
  2. Ready in 15-20 minutes
  3. Rating

Kohlrabi is a winter root that tastes a little like a turnip but with a crisp texture and a delicate nutty flavour. Grate raw into salads or just steam it.

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Kohlrabi and carrot slaw


  1. 1 medium kohlrabi
  2. 2 carrots
  3. 1 apple
  4. Juice of 1 lemon
  5. 100g roasted peanuts, chopped
  6. 3 tbsp light olive oil
  7. 3 tbsp black mustard seeds
  8. 2 tsp cumin seeds


  1. 1. Peel and finely grate the kohlrabi, carrots and apple – a mandolin with a grater blade is perfect for this, if you have one. Transfer to a wide, shallow serving bowl. Add the lemon juice and the roasted peanuts.
  2. 2. Heat the oil in a small saucepan and add the mustard and cumin seeds. when the seeds start to ‘pop’, remove from the heat and pour over the kohlrabi mixture. season well and toss to mix thoroughly. serve at room temperature.

Nutritional info

Per serving: 263kcals, 24.5g fat (3.6g saturated), 10.7g protein, 11.5g carbs, 9.1g sugar, 0.5g salt


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