This is a great spice that adds lots of flavour to khichuri, potatoe and veggie dishes. Adds a lot of flavour without the intensity that onions and garlic have. Many people who find onions and garlic too strong or hard to digest like to use Hing.
Ingredients: 40% Asafoetida powder, (Ferula assafoetida), 60% Fenugreek powder, (Trigonella foenum-graecum)
- A sulfurous smelling gum-resin that’s extracted from Furula plants.
- It’s traditionally ground into a powder and used either for its proposed medicinal qualities or as a spice to add a savory flavor to food.
- It has been shown to be a good source of antioxidants.
- Still, while limited research suggests multiple benefits, particularly for digestive health, there’s a need for more research especially in humans.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Source: Kelli McGrane, MS, RD. Medically reviewed by Jillian Kubala, MS, RD. (April 3, 2020). What Is Asafoetida? Benefits, Side Effects, and Uses.Medically.