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You'll LOVE our Asafetida by Rani Brand®--Here's Why: 100% Natural, No preservatives & Great Health Benefits... often used as a Garlic/Onion substitute, also in dal (soups) to offset/help digest beans & lentils
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Net Wt. 3oz (85gms), Authentic Indian Product, Alternate Names: Asafoetida, Hing (Hindi)
Description: 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.
Product Type: Ground Powder Coarse Granules
Packaging: Plastic Bottle
Net Wt. 3oz (85gms)
Product of India
Have not Cooked with it before? 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.