Kohlrabi Fries

Kohlrabi Frites
Kohlrabi makes awesome fries, which can be baked or fried according to your liking. They taste great with a variety of seasonings, such as lemon pepper, curry, cumin, or chili, and are also great with dips.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Keyword Lent
Region Saxony-Anhalt


  • 1-2 tablespoon flour (white, rice, chickpea or semolina)
  • 2-4 tablespoons oil as needed (olive, canola or grapeseed)
  • salt
  • other seasoning such as lemon pepper, curry powder, paprika, chili powder, or cumin


  • Wash and peel the kohlrabi and cut into finger-sized sticks.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy pan over medium heat. Toss the kohlrabi with the flour and salt in a bowl to coat the kohlrabi sticks.
  • Add the kohlrabi to the oil in batches, without crowding the pan. Cook till browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Drain the fried kohlrabi sticks, and toss with the seasoning of your choice.
  • Baking method: Omit the flour. Toss the kohlrabi sticks with the oil, and bake for about 30 minutes in a 425 degree oven till crispy, turning after 15 minutes. Sprinkle with seasoning to taste while still warm.

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