Iahas-Asparagus and Mushroom Stir-fry

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir-fry


Asparagus is a wonderful vegetable, especially during the early spring season. Fresh asparagus, when combined with mushrooms, turns out to be a great delicacy and can be used as a side with rice, meat or noodles.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 Minutes
Serves: 2 Person


  • 1 bunch of asparagus spears
  • 1 ½ cup halved portobello mushrooms
  • 1 t minced garlic
  • ½ T olive oil
  • ½ T finely chopped shallots
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 t lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper for seasoning


  1. Heat the olive oil in a wok or a cast iron pan
  2. Add garlic and shallots and saute well till fragrant.
  3. Add asparagus and toss. Mix well and allow to cook for 4 to 5 mins
  4. Add mushrooms and turn the heat up. Stir continuously till all the water from the mushrooms is evaporated and the asparagus is cooked
  5. Lower the flame, add salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix well.
  6. Turn off the heat, add lemon zest and mix well.
  7. Serve immediately.

Serving suggestions

Enjoy as a side for a thanksgiving meal or as a bed for your salmon.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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