The name in Latin: Brassica
Title in English: kohlrabi.
It belongs to the family: cabbage.
Pharmaceutical Name: Kohlrabi is a valuable dietary product, its flesh is rich in glucose and fructose, and some sulfur compounds, potassium salts, kohlrabi is rich in vitamins B1, B2, PP, and ascorbic acid. Kohlrabi Kohlrabi contains vitamin C is much superior to the lemon and orange.
Parts used kohlrabi: The edible part of kohlrabi — a stalk of it in the aerial part of a spherical, napiform form.
Description:Kohlrabi its appearance is not similar to other representatives of the cabbage family — spherical and thickened stem that extends from the individual leaves, they are similar with leaves of turnips.
In the food use of its stem can be eaten raw and boiled and baked form, you can cook or fry. From kohlrabi can be prepared salads, soups, stuffed with rice or meat, can be submitted as a garnish for various dishes made of meat. In some countries in Western Europe in the food and the young leaves of kohlrabi are added to salads.
As part of cauliflower 100 g contains:
• Water — 85 g
• Protein — 3 g
• Carbohydrates — 10.51 g (mono- , disaccharides — 7.53 g)
• dietary fiber (cellulose) — 1.5 g
• Pectin — 0.65 g
• Organic acids — 0.12 g
• Ash — 1.2 g
Vitamins contained in cabbage kohlrabi:
• Vitamin A (beta carotene) — 0.17 mg
• Vitamin B1 — 0.063 mg
• Vitamin B2 — 0.0512 mg
• Niacin (vitamin B3, vitamin E) — 0.97 mg
• Folic acid (vitamin B9) — 31 mcg
• Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) — 50mg
• Vitamin E (tocopherol) — 23 mg
Nutrients contained in cabbage kohlrabi:
• Potassium — 370 mg
• Calcium — 45 mg
• Magnesium — 30 mg
• Sodium — 10 mg
• Phosphorus — 50 mg
Trace elements contained in the cabbage kohlrabi:
• Iron — 0.6 mg
• Yoda — 3 mg
• Cobalt — 3 mg
• Manganese — 0.17 mg
• Copper — 75 mcg
• Molybdenum — 10 mcg
• Fluoride — 10 mcg
• Zinc — 0.43 mg
Kohlrabi Calories per 100 grams of cabbage, cauliflower contains about 45 calories.
The properties of kohlrabi, useful properties.
Kohlrabi is very rich in both vitamin and mineral content, and therefore has many beneficial health properties. Cabbage Kohlrabi normalizes metabolism and dishes made with cauliflower, it is recommended to include baby food and is recommended for people suffering from obesity. A fresh juice kohlrabi helps with inflammation of the mouth, it is recommended to treat cough, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, kidney, liver and spleen.
Kohlrabi has a diuretic action, useful in the treatment of atherosclerosis, anemia and high blood pressure, good effect on the nervous system, ukreplyayusche effect on teeth and gums and helps clean the intestines, relieves inflammation in the intestines and stomach, is a preventive of infectious diseases and cancer rectum and colon.
Kohlrabi in folk medicine.
Decoction of the leaves and roots of kohlrabi, used to treat asthma and tuberculosis.
Cabbage Kohlrabi contraindications.
But not always positively affect the health of kohlrabi and well-being, not recommended for use with cauliflower:
— Disease of the gastrointestinal tract, and increased acidity of gastric juice
Kohlrabi, under certain conditions is capable of accumulating a greater amount of nitrate derived from soil, and the excess of nitrates in food is bad for the transport of oxygen circulatory system and increases the risk of cancer.
Kohlrabi is widely used in cooking. It is best used for cooking, young and tender plants. Kohlrabi can be eaten as raw or boiled, simmer and cook.
The most common kohlrabi recipes:
Boiled rice with cauliflower
Baked potato with cauliflower
Soup with kohlrabi
Recipe for Kohlrabi stuffed with vegetables and chicken
Recipe for cauliflower in Polish
Kohlrabi stew recipe
Duck with roasted cauliflower
Recipe for cauliflower, stuffed with meat
Cheese soup with kohlrabi
Cabbage stuffed with cauliflower
Meatballs with cauliflower
Cream of cauliflower
Recipe for cauliflower in butter
Kohlrabi recipe (zucchini) with ham
Recipe for cauliflower and peas
Kohlrabi salad with ham and carrots
Kohlrabi salad with mayonnaise
Kohlrabi salad and pickled cucumber
Kohlrabi cabbage and carrots
Stew with cauliflower
Chicken soup with kohlrabi
Cauliflower in batter and sauce
Kohlrabi Salad with oranges
Recipe for cauliflower with cheese
Ragout of kohlrabi
Recipe for cauliflower, stewed in sour cream