Asparagus Stir Fry

I made this stir fry couple of days ago. I took some pictures while preparing it but was contemplating whether to blog it or not. There has been a two-week drought in my posts and could not resist to blog. Actually, I do have a post that is ready to publish but did not want to start the year with a cooking disaster post, therefore here I am with asparagus stir fry.

For a good asparagus stir fry, the key is how fresh and tender the asparagus is. The tender the vegetable, tastier the stir fry. I cut the vegetable into small pieces and stir fried it with basic some onion, green chilies, garlic, chili powder and some sesame seed powder. I thought the taste was fine and has a taste of cluster beans.

Total Time: 15 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2-3
Printable Recipe

  • Oil
  • 1 Small Onion Chopped
  • 3-4 Green Chilies cut
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lb tender Asparagus cut into 3/4″ pieces
  • 2-3 tsp dry roasted Sesame Seed Powder
  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry onion until translucent.
  • Add green chilies, garlic and fry for a minute.
  • Add turmeric, salt and stir. Add asparagus and stir.
  • Cover the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes until asparagus is tender.
  • Remove the cover, add sesame powder and cook uncovered for another 3-5 minutes, until done. I served it with rice.

This is my entry to Cooking with Seeds: Sesame Seeds, hosted by Priya.

Wish you all a Happy Sankranti!

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