Deep pistachio-green stalks are tender at the tip and slightly woody and thick towards the end, and a slight purple blush often occurs around the stalk and throughout the conical tip. It has a mildly grassy and sweet flavour.
Asparagus is low in calories and packed with many essential nutrients for human body. It contains smalll amounts of other micronutrients including iron, zinc and riboflavin. Asparagus is eaten raw or as a component of a salad. It can also be pickled,or stir-fried with chicken.