If you have ever stepped foot inside the kitchen of an Indian household, you must be well versed with this useful spice. Used to add a tinge of aroma and flavour to the curries, sauces and even pickles,Green Sense’s asafoetida is a wonder spice that weaves its magic like no other.
It has many antiviral and antibacterial properties and is known to reduce bloating. Adding a teaspoon of hing to a glass of warm water and consuming it over an empty stomach is known to have many health benefits too. Remember grandma’s age old trick of rubbing hing on your stomach every time it hurts, well that trick still works!
In order to enjoy its unique flavour and taste, it is best to add this wonderful spice in minute quantity at the time of while cooking itself. You can crush a small piece and mix it in water to make a paste. Asafoetida is a regular ingredient in Indian food especially in vegetarian dishes.
Did you Know:
Asafoetida is also referred to as the food of the Gods.