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Asparagus, Red Pepper, Mushroom Fried Rice

on April 27, 2016

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Asparagus also Known as Shatavari in Hindi. It has been used for centuries in Ayurveda as an aid for the reproductive system, particularly for females, and as a support for the digestive system.  Asparagus is the best supplier of folic acid and high in potassium. Making many dishes from Asparagus, here I am posting Asparagus Fried Rice and Asparagus Pakora.

Ingredients

  • 8-10 stalks of Asparagus, hard ends trimmed
  • 1 small Bell Pepper Julian Cutting
  • 8-10 Mushroom wash and sliced
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 2 cups Rice boiled
  • 2-3 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame Seeds black and 1 Tbsp. white Sesame Seeds roasted
  • Garlic crushed 3-4 cloves
  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece
  • ¼ spoon green chili chopped ( optional)
  • ¼ spoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Soy sauce 1-2 Tbsp.
  • Rice Vinegar 1 Tbsp. 

Method

  1. Cut Asparagus into 2-3 inch pieces.
  2. Heat a large, heavy bottomed skillet or a wok over medium heat. Add 2 tbsp. sesame oil.
  3. Add Asparagus, Bell Pepper, Sliced Mushroom and onion. Toss and cook till the veggie softens slightly. (About 5-7 minutes)
  4. Add garlic, ginger, green chili, roasted black sesame and white sesame seeds, black pepper, soy sauce, salt and mix.
  5. Sauté 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add rice, rice vinegar, brown sugar and mix well.
  7. Garnish with green onion or coriander. Serve hot.
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