- Harvested in: India
- Certifications: Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Kosher Certified
- Flavor Profile: Sulfurous, Oniony, Garlicy
- Net Weight of Spice in Ounces: 0.7
- Net Weight of Empty Bottle with Lid in Ounces: 1.8
- Total Weight in Ounces: 2.5
- Total Weight in Grams: 20
Discovering the Magic of Asafoetida Powder in India:
As a young chef, I always dreamed of traveling to India to discover the secrets of its exotic spices. And finally, I had the chance to make my dream come true. India is a country that never ceases to amaze, and the more I traveled, the more I fell in love with its cuisine. One day, I stumbled upon a spice that I had never heard of before - Asafoetida Powder. Its strong, pungent aroma filled the air, and I knew I had to learn more about it.
Asafoetida, also known as "Hing," is a resin extracted from the roots of the Ferula plant. It has been used in Indian cuisine for centuries as a flavor enhancer and digestive aid. The unique aroma of Asafoetida is often compared to garlic or onion's, but with a more complex flavor profile.
I was fascinated by the versatility of Asafoetida Powder in Indian cooking. It can be used in anything from soups and stews to curries and chutneys.