Pre-heat saute pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add oil to the hot skillet along with garlic and onions. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and saute until onions are trasluscent and starting to caramelize, about 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir in curry powder and heat until flavors start to release, about 30 seconds, before stirrin in the asparagus. Saute until asparagus is crisp-tender, about 4-5 minutes, stirring freuquently. Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.