Compound Asafoetida ( Hing )
| Botanical Name :
||Ferula Foetida, Ferula Northex
| Indian Name :
| Native Place :
||Mediterranean Region, Iran, Afghanistan.
Asafoetida has been held in great esteem amongst indigenous medicines from the earliest time in India.
Asafoetida is dirty yellow in colour with a pungent smell. It is used as a flavouring agent and forms Constituent of many Spice Mixtures. It is also use in an Essential Ingredient for most of the Digestive Powders.
Compound Asafoetida is a Compound (combination) of Asafoetida, Wheat Flour, Edible Gum and It use in every day Cooking like "Vagar" and "Tadka". It is also used to flavour Curries, Meatballs, Dall and Pickles.