How to make Asparagus With Saffron Chilli Cheese Sauce -

Pan grilled asparagus served with delicious saffron flavoured cheese sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Asparagus (ऐस्परैगस / शतावरी), Saffron

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Asparagus With Saffron Chilli Cheese Sauce

Asparagus With Saffron Chilli Cheese Sauce Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Asparagus With Saffron Chilli Cheese Sauce Recipe

  • Asparagus 8

  • Saffron 1 gram

  • Fresh red chillies 3

  • Butter 5 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 1 cup

  • Cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 5-6

  • Satay sticks as required


Step 1

Trim and cut asparagus into six inch pieces. String them onto the satay sticks. For the sauce, chop two fresh red chillies.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons of butter in a pan, add red chillies and sauté. Add fresh cream and mix. Cook till slightly reduced. Add saffron and cheese and cook on low heat till it thickens.

Step 3

Heat the remaining butter in a grill pan and place the satay sticks with asparagus on it.

Step 4

Grill the asparagus, turning the sticks from time to time. As the asparagus is getting cooked sprinkle salt and crushed black peppercorns.

Step 5

Take care not to overcook the asparagus. When done place the asparagus neatly on a serving plate. Pour the saffron chilli cheese sauce over and garnish with a slit whole fresh red chilli.

Step 6

Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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