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Also known as Hing powder, it is often used as a substitute for garlic and onion. Asafoetida powder is made from white and milky resin from a species of giant Fennel. It has a unique smell and acidic flavor that disappear while cooking to leave a smooth and pleasant flavor similar to onion and garlic.  

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Culinary notes:

It is a key ingredient in vegetarian Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine. This unique traditional blend is used frequently in Indian cuisine to add a savoury, unique flavour to curries and rice dishes. Due to its aromatic savoury flavour, those who have fodmap intolerances can use it as a replacement for onion or garlic.

Health Benefits:

Asafoetida has many health benefits. It is used as a digestive aid, has anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce blood pressure. It can also be used to treat colds and coughs. Great for people with fructose intolerance who desire greater flavour in their meals.

Ingredients:

Asafoetida, edible gum, rice flour, turmeric.

How to Use:

  • Use small quantities, just a pinch, as a garlic substitute
  • Use to enhance the flavour of some spice blends
  • In Indian cuisine to make curry, upma, rasam, and dhal
  • Cook with ghee to unlock a complex flavour

Recipe/Product links:

Click below or scan the QR code on the back of your product packet to find recipes and how-to-use instructions avani's lamb curry punjabi paneer curry vegetarian sambar soup with yellow split peas If you want to know more we have an in-depth article on our blog asafoetida, a flavourful substitute for onion and garlic

Country of Origin:

Iran, Afghanistan and India.

Other Names or Spelling:

Devil’s Dung, Food of the Gods, Hing, Laser, Ferula asafoetida, Asafetida, Assafetida, Assafoetida, Asafoetida, Angedan, Stinking Gum, Stink Finger, Perungayam.

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