The number of calories in Kohlrabi varies based on whether it is raw or cooked. It may be cooked using different methods and the number of calories in it is also dependent on its method of cooking.
One cup of raw kohlrabi weighing around 135 grams contains 36 calories out of which merely 1 calorie comes from fat. The total fat content in kohlrabi is 0.1 gram consisting entirely of polyunsaturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in it is 8.4 grams, dietary fiber content Is 4.9 grams, sugar content is 3.5 grams and sodium content in it is 27 mg. While one raw slice of kohlrabi contains 4 calories. It contains 1 gram of total carbohydrate content, 0.6 gram of dietary fiber, 0.4 gram of sugar content, 0.3 gram of protein content and 3 mg of sodium.
Kohlrabi is also had in its cooked form. One cup sliced and boiled kohlrabi without salt weighing around 165 grams contains 48 calories out of which merely 2 calories are obtained from fat. Kohlrabi is quite low in fat and this is one of the reasons why dieticians recommend this in the diet plan of those planning to maintain or reduce their weight. The total fat content in an equal quantity of similarly prepared kohlrabi is 0.2 gram out of which 0.1 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. The protein content in it is 3 grams, total carbohydrate content is 11 grams, dietary fiber content is 1.8 grams, sugar content is 4.6 grams and sodium content is 35 mg.
While the calorie as well as fat content in the boiled form of kohlrabi is low. The number of calories in kohlrabi cooked using other methods may increase due to the inclusion of various other ingredients in it. The calorie content in these cooked forms varies largely based on the kind and amount of oil and spices added to it.