Thanks to Selvakumar for providing this awesome recipe.
Asparagus is a vegetable that is not usually associated with Indian cooking. The long bright green spears have tender tips while the tough ends are discarded. Asparagus is a nutrient-rich food that in high in Folic Acid and is a good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C and thiamin. Many people tend to overlook this delicious vegetable due to lack of preparation know-how. Now, you can try fresh and tender Asparagus – the Indian way!


  1. One bunch Asparagus

  2. Green Chilli - 3

  3. Mustard seeds - 1tsp

  4. Urad dal - 1tsp

  5. Curry leaves - 1slit

  6. Cumin seeds - 1tsp

  7. Grated Coconut - 3tsp

  8. Chana Dal - 2 tsp

  9. Vegetable oil - 2tsp


Soak the Chana dal for 1hr. If you plan to prepare Asparagus start soak Chana dal well advanced. So that you no need to wait.

Clean the Asparagus as shown in the picture. Remove the head(White part) and tail (flower) part. Remove the skin. Cut the Asparagus as small pieces.

Heat a pan and apply oil.

Once Oil hot, add mustard seed, Cumin seed and urad dal.

Once the mustard seeds start splutter, add green chili and curry leaves.

Once the green chili flavor started, add Asparagus and stir it. Cook this for 3-4 minutes.

Once cooked, add soaked Chana and Cocunut and stir it for another 1-2 minute.

Now Tasty Indian Style Asparagus fry is ready.