Wednesday, May 19, 2010
White Asparagus Chutney
Asparagus are high in folate,the stalk is high in antioxidants.The second century physician Galan described as 'cleansing and healing'.To read more about asparagus click here.
Yasmeen's Healthnut,a blog full of healthy,creative dishes.The sweetness of asparagus and hot chilli married well each other.This chutney is a best accompaniment for dosa's or idli's,even as a spread for bread.To see the original recipe of Yasmeen Healthnut click here.This recipe is for the event BlogBites 3 Adaptation.
White Asparagus-5 to 6 stalks
Dried red chilli-2
Curry leaves-a few spring
Salt as required
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Prepare the asparagus first,snip the edges off,peel and wash well.Cut into small chunks.Heat oil in a pan,add red chilli,garlic,asparagus,tomato and curry leaves,cover the pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
Switch off the flame,add everything to the blender along with salt and little bit of water,blend it to a smooth paste.Pour it in a bowl,heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds,when they start to splutter,pour it on top of the chutney.Serve with idlis or dosas.