Asafoetida Powder is a very strong, pungent spice, common in Indian cuisine, which acts as a flavor enhancer in dishes such as curries and stews. It is mainly used in dishes featuring legumes.
Ready to use. Add to taste.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Gum arabic, rice flour, asafoetida, annatto extract (for color). May contain trace amounts of wheat.
Asafoetida powder, or hing, is a dried and powdered tree resin that's essential in vegetarian Indian cooking. The pungent tan powder's onion-garlic complexity mellows during cooking, and is often used in legume and cauliflower dishes. In this recipe, the powder adds complex flavor to simple pan-fried potatoes.