Asafoetida

$2.49

Asafoetida is a dried gum used primarily in Indian cuisine. Very sulfurous when raw, mellows out nicely when cooked in oil or ghee, and its flavor resembles a complex leek and garlic combination.

Available in 0.5 oz or 1 oz.

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Description

Also called hing and devil’s dung, asafoetida is a pungent dried gum used extensively in Indian vegetarian cuisine. Though very pungent and sulfurous raw, once cooked its aroma will mellow out to be somewhat reminiscent of leeks, garlic onions, but more complex. Pairs very well with legumes and sturdy vegetables such as cauliflower. Naturally vegan, not suited for a gluten-free diet.

Available in 0.5 oz and 1 oz.

Ingredients: gum arabic, rice flour, asafoetida, annatto extract, wheat flour.