To make this for 4 people,
Asparagus - (choose thin ones_ 2 bunches
Oil - One teaspoon
Mustard - 1/2 teaspoon
Red chili - 1
Urad Dal - 2 teaspoons
Curry Leaves - 5 or 6
Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
Water - 1/4 Cup
---> Cut off the stems of asparagus
---> Chop the asparagus in to small pieces.
---> In a non stick pan, add the water and asparagus and salt and cover it and steam this in a slow flame.
---> Keep a watch on it, if the water evaporates fast , then the vegetable will burn, so keep it on a slow flame and keep stirring.
--->One the color changes and all the water is evaporated, add the tadka to this.
---> In a small pan, add the oil and when it heats up, add the mustard seeds (Once it starts bursting) add red chili and urad dal and roast till the dal turns in to a golden color, add it while hot to the curry.
This goes with Rasam, Dal, Chapathi, or Rice.