The 1875 Restaurant’s Daal Turka with Sauteed Yorkshire Asparagus StarterServes 4 Carefully wash and pat dry the asparagus Pour 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil into a wide pan on medium heat. When medium hot gently place the whole washed asparagus onto the pan and lower heat Cook gently and add 1 clove of minced garlic and a small pinch of cumin seeds. Gentle sauté both sides of the asparagus until done. Do not cook too much or over heat – ensure a there is still slight crunch in the bite. *Preparing and cooking the daal (lentils)* Wash the daal well and soak for approximately half an hour Chop 3 of the garlic cloves and separate other 2 also chopped Soak the tamarind in about 100ml water and leave to stand for about half an hour Bring about 2.5 pints of water to the boil in a deep cooking pot. Add the daal, return to the boil and add 1 teaspoon of salt. Then add the cumin, onions, tomatoes, 3 garlic cloves, ginger, green chillies and the coriander then cook over medium heat for about another half an hour. Through a strainer add the tamarind and lime juice. Boil further until the daal is soft. As garnish chop the remaining 2 cloves of garlic and sautÃ© in pan with the remaining sunflower oil and add this to daal when ready to serve, Serve immediately with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). Place your asparagus on plate and add daal in bowl. Enjoy with some hot chapatti or parathas.