Stir Fried Kohlrabi


  • 3 kohlrabi, peeled
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 4 tablespoons peanut or safflower oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 inch piece gingerroot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1-2 fresh chili peppers, sliced, optional
  • salt
  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce (optional)
  • 3 teaspoons sesame oil & soy sauce, each


Slice kohlrabi and carrots into thin ovals. Heat oil in large heavy skillet; when it begins to smoke, toss in garlic and ginger. Stir once then add kohlrabi and carrots; toss and cook 2 minutes. Add green onions and chilies; stir-fry 1 minute, then pour in ½ cup water. Cover, reduce heat and cook 5 minutes. Remove cover and toss in a little salt and the sesame and soy, and oyster if using. Serve with rice.