Monday, November 19, 2007

Asparagus poriyal/ Stir fry

You will need:

  • 1 bunch Asparagus
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 2 green chillies
  • 5 curry leaves
  • ½ cup onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup dessicated coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt as reqd
Step 1:

Finely chop:

Remove the stems of the asparagus. Finely chop asparagus , onions, green chillies and garlic.

Step 2:

Start frying:

Put a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add 1 tbsp of oil. Add mustard, cumin, urad dal and curry leaves. Then add chopped onions and 2 green chillies to the pan, and fry for about 3 minutes.

Now add asparagus and salt. Then close the lid for 3 mins. When its cooked add coconut and continuously stir for few more mins. Check for salt.. When they are ready turn the heat off.

Enjoy with chapathi, or as side dish for rice.


Dahlia said...

i've added asparagus stir fry in my site too... wat a coincidence.. do check out...

Vijitha said...

Oh what a coincidence.. Thats good akka.. Checked. Wil try it for thanksgiving and let you know how it turned out...

Rani said...


I never knew Asparagus can be cooked as a poriyal. I should try it some day. I just used to Steam it and then sautate it with olive oil, garlic powder, and pepper


Shubha said...

Viji I loved ur online diary...:)Thanks for all the yummy recipes :) will add u in my blog list :D

Vijitha said...