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Stir-Fried Asparagus with Mushroom(Kurilo Chauu Tareko)

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


4-6 Servings



About the Recipe


  • 1 pound asparagus, tough ends trimmed,

sliced on the bias into 1 to 2 inch pieces

  • 4 ounces oyster mushrooms, brushed clean and cut into ½ inch pieces

  • 4 tablespoons canola oil

  • ¼ teaspoon ajwan seeds

  • ½ teaspoon cumin toasted and ground

  • 1 teaspoons garlic minced

  • 1  teaspoons ginger minced

  • 1 whole red chile

  • 2 ounces water

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt


Step 1 

Heat the wok on high heat and then add the oil. Cook whole chile and ajwan seeds until brown. Add mushrooms,  stirring for 5 seconds, then asparagus, stirring for 15 seconds, then ginger and garlic. Fry for 5 seconds, then add 1 ounce of water, followed by cumin and salt.  After two minutes, add remaining water.

Step 2

 Continue to stir-fry until the asparagus is tender, about 3 minutes.  Do not allow to dry out. Sprinkle on water as needed. Finish with lemon juice and serve.

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