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Rani Asafetida (Hing) Ground 3.75oz (106g) PET Jar ~ Natural | Salt Free | Vegan | NON-GMO | Best for Onion Garlic Substitute

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Product Type: Ground Powder Coarse Granules
Packaging: Plastic Bottle
Net Wt. 3.75oz (106g)
Product of India 

Ingredients: Asafoetida, Edible Gum & Wheat as a binding agent

  • You'll LOVE our Asafetida Ground by Rani Brand--Here's Why: 100% Natural, No preservatives & Great Health Benefits…
  • 🧄Strong Aroma! Asafetida has the strongest aroma of any spice...when cooked the aromas transforms, leaving behind a rich and pleasurable taste of onion and garlic.
  • 🧄Packed in a no barrier Plastic Jar, let us tell you how important that is when using this, potent of all Indian Spices! Rani is a USA based company selling spices for over 40 years, buy with confidence!
  • 🧄Net Wt. 3.75oz (106g) Authentic Indian Product, Alternate Names: Asafoetida, Hing, Heeng (Hindi)
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 You'll LOVE our Asafetida Ground by Rani Brand--Here's Why:

Asafetida (sometimes spelled Asafoetida)...A Little History!

Native to Southwestern Asia, a little known spice outside of India, Asafetida is the dried resin obtained from the rhizome of the giant fennel plant. Powdered asafetida has a strong odor, reminiscent of picked garlic. In most Indian cooking it is used as a flavor enhancer and once cooked releases an onion-like flavor. It is also known as devil's dung, asant, food of the gods, jowani badian, stinking gum, hing, hengu, ingu, kayam, and ting.

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Culinary Uses of Asafetida Ground:

Hing is mostly sold in a powdered form and it widely using in Indian cooking. Hing when uncooked is very pungent but gives a very nice strong flavor to the food once cooked.

  • Asafoetida is an essential in Indian cooking and is used in a lot in dals, subzis and sambhars along with other spices like turmeric
  • Often used as a Garlic/Onion substitute, also in dal (soups) to offset/help digest beans & lentils.
  • It is sometimes used to harmonize sweet, sour, salty, and spicy components in food.
  • Asafetida is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment, and in pickling.
  • Asafoetida can be used in two ways, either cooked in oil or ghee or dissolved in water to flavor sambars and kadhi.
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No onions.. no garlic? This is the spice for you!

No Onions? No Garlic? No problem. Rani Brand premium asafetida has long been used as a substitute for onions and garlic in a wide variety of recipes. Many people who suffer from allergies use this as well. Also, just as onions and garlic have a very pungent smell and taste, our asafetida is no different. , our asafetida is no different. Sniff at your own risk.

Have not Cooked with it before? (Look at our Video Recipe where the pictures are)

RECIPE: Lentil curry

Cook time: 45 minutes Prep time: 30 minutes

Serving size: 4 Heat level: Mild

2 cups Rani Toor dal

1 tsp. Rani Turmeric ground

1 tsp. Rani Cumin seeds

1 tsp. Rani Asafetida ground

salt to taste

Method: Soak Toor dal for 30 min. and drain. Cook the toor dal in 3 ½ cups of hot water until soft. Add the turmeric, cumin seed, asafetida, and salt. Simmer for 5 min.