L.g Hing Lumps Stone(Asafoetida) 100 gm
Derived from a species of giant fennel, asafoetida (also known in India as hing) has a unique smell and flavour. It is called for often in Indian cooking, primarily with legumes and dishes, featuring vegetables such as cauliflower. In India, this ingredient is crucial for the Jains, who do not eat root crops.
Asafoetida microfine powder, wheat and rice flour, gum arabic
Serving Size 100g
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.2g|
|Saturated Fat 0g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 7g|
|Dietary Fiber 3.1g|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
While on its own, the smell may strike you as overpowering and somewhat unpleasant, in cooking it mellows out and produces a result similar to onion and garlic.
All things hing
Here are some facts about asafoetida you might not know;
Use sparingly, as this spice has a strong flavour and aroma.
Asafoetida powder is a crucial ingredient in Indian vegetarian cooking.
Asafoetida powder can be used as a digestive aid.
Asafoetida makes Indian and other dishes easier to digest.
Did you know?
India is the greatest manufacturer of fennel in the world.
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