Indian Asparagus Stir Fry

This Indian asparagus stir fry is a simple, flavorful dish that brings a unique twist to typical asparagus recipes! Fresh asparagus, ginger, and cumin seeds are sautéed to perfection in olive oil and finished with a splash of lemon juice for a tangy kick.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE INDIAN STYLE ASPARAGUS

Plant-Based: This Indian style asparagus recipe is dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian – making it a delicious addition to a plant based diet.

ingredients

Begin by cutting the fresh asparagus into bite-sized 1-inch pieces. Remember to remove the tough ends of the asparagus stalk.

PREP THE ASPARAGUS:

Next, heat some olive oil in a pan or large skillet over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds to the hot oil.

HEAT OIL, ADD CUMIN SEEDS AND GINGER:

Wait for them to start popping, which helps to release their flavor. Quickly add the ginger to the pan and fry for a few seconds.

Now, add the chopped asparagus to the pan. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon salt and stir. Cook it, uncovered, for about five to ten minutes.

ADD ASPARAGUS AND SALT:

This quick cooking method ensures the asparagus cooks just right, retaining its tender buds and vibrant green color.

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