Kadam Ka Saag

Jammu style kadam ka saag

One of the favorite cuisine in Jammu and Kashmir.


1 kg karam ka saag (Kolhrabi )1

/2 inch ginger, peeled and chopped

8-10 cloves of garlic..crushed

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp coriander seeds

1/2 tsp saunf/Fennel powder

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

A pinch of turmeric powder

Lime juice of one lime

Salt to taste

1 cup of water


    1. Cut and peel the kardam gaanth(Kohlrabi bulb) into small pieces. Chop the leaves.
    2. In pressure cooker add mustard oil over medium heat.
    3. Add the green chillies, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel powder and turmeric and red chilli powder.
    4. Saute for one min. Add kadam ganths/Kohlrabi Bulbs . Fry in masala for 2-3 mins.  Add leaves and saute.
    5. Add 1 cup water and pressure cook for three to four whistles. Open the lid and add lime juice.
    6. Serve with rice.

    Source/Adopted from: Monica Gupta

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