Stir fry asparagus
•500 gm fresh asparagus
•1½ Tsp olive oil
•¼ Tsp Yellow asafetida powder
•¾ Tsp salt
•¼ Tsp ground black pepper
•Juice of 1 lemon
1.Wash the asparagus and remove the thick base part.
2.Heat oil in a pan over moderate heat. Sprinkle asafetida and drop the asparagus. Stir fry the asparagus carefully not to break it.
3.Add salt, black pepper and cook until tender but a little firm so that the asparagus doesn’t loose its shape.
4.Serve warm with a squeeze of lemon juice.
By Anand Lila Devi Dasi