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Indian Asparagus with Ginger & Lime

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $1.42

$1.42 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 vegetarian,vegan,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan side dish Indian,Asian
spoonacular Score:52%

Spoonacular Score: 52%

 

The recipe Indian Asparagus with Ginger & Lime could satisfy your Indian craving in about 45 minutes. This recipe makes 2 servings with 148 calories, 3g of protein, and 11g of fat each. For $1.42 per serving, this recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. Only a few people really liked this side dish. If you have asparagus spears, ginger, cumin seeds, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 54%. This score is solid. Try Beef Filet Salad With Asparagus, Snowpeas, Ginger And Lime Juice, Crystallized Ginger Olive Oil Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream, Opal Basil, Mint, and Lime Zest, and Indian Asparagus for similar recipes.

Asian can be paired with Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling. The best wine for Asian food depends on the cuisine and dish - of course - but these acidic whites pair with a number of traditional meals, spicy or not. The Gabrielskloof Chenin Blanc with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 20 dollars per bottle.

Gabrielskloof Chenin Blanc

The 2019 Chenin Blanc was naturally fermented in 85% old barrels with minimal intervention, with the remainder undergoing fermentation in steel tanks. On the nose, green apples, lime zest, honey and wet stone. An elegant palate with balance, freshness and a delightful texture.

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Ingredients

Servings:
14
14  asparagus spears
asparagus spears
1 pinch
1 pinch chili powder
chili powder
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cumin seeds
cumin seeds
1 inch
1 inch ginger
ginger
0.75 Tbsps
0.75 Tbsps lime juice
lime juice
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps mustard seeds
mustard seeds
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
2
2  shallots
shallots
0.75 tsps
0.75 tsps sugar
sugar
14  asparagus spears
14
asparagus spears
1 pinch chili powder
1 pinch
chili powder
0.5 tsps cumin seeds
0.5 tsps
cumin seeds
1 inch ginger
1 inch
ginger
0.75 Tbsps lime juice
0.75 Tbsps
lime juice
0.5 tsps mustard seeds
0.5 tsps
mustard seeds
1.5 Tbsps olive oil
1.5 Tbsps
olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
2  shallots
2
shallots
0.75 tsps sugar
0.75 tsps
sugar

Equipment

skewers
skewers
frying pan
frying pan
skewers
skewers
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in the large non-stick pan (do not allow it to smoke). (To test if the oil is hot enough, throw in one mustard seed if the oil is ready, it should sizzle and rise to the top straight away) When hot add the mustards seeds and fry until they sizzle, and add the cumin seeds and fry for 3-4 seconds.
  2. Turn the heat to medium and add the onions, ginger and fry stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or so until the shallots are a light golden colour. Add the sugar, lime juice, chili powder and salt. Once the sugar has dissolved, toss the asparagus in the pan along with a sprinkling of water to help them steam. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes until the asparagus is tender. (The timing may vary depending on the thickness of the spears) you can test with a skewer to check for this)

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.42
Ingredient
14 asparagus spears
½ teaspoons cumin seeds
1 inch ginger
¾ tablespoons lime juice
½ teaspoons mustard seeds
1.5 tablespoons olive oil
2 shallots
Price
$1.99
$0.14
$0.04
$0.10
$0.05
$0.25
$0.28
$2.83

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

Cooking Tips

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • If you don't have shallots, you can try substituting leek, onion, or green onion along with a clove of garlic. The flavor won't be the same, but it should do in a pinch.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

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Green Tips

  • According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), asparagus is one of the "cleanest" vegetables when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not necessarily need to buy organic asparagus.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
148k Calories
3g Protein
10g Total Fat
11g Carbs
13% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
148k
7%

Fat
10g
17%

  Saturated Fat
1g
10%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
5g
7%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
1170mg
51%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Vitamin K
53µg
51%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Iron
3mg
18%

Vitamin A
872IU
17%

Folate
68µg
17%

Manganese
0.29mg
15%

Fiber
3g
14%

Copper
0.25mg
13%

Vitamin C
10mg
12%

Vitamin B1
0.18mg
12%

Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Potassium
345mg
10%

Phosphorus
82mg
8%

Magnesium
26mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
6%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Zinc
0.78mg
5%

Calcium
44mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.4mg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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