Asafoetida Powder - FERULA ASSA-FOETIDA
40% asafoetida and 60% fennugreek powder
Organic. Powdered. Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Asafoetida is an oleogum resin obtained from the living rhizomes and roots of Ferula Assa-Foetida, a coarse umbelliferous plant belonging to the Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) family. The pungent gum is extracted from the living rootstock by notching the plant at soil level. It has an intense, pungent, alliaceous odor, and an onion-like taste. Asafoetida should be stored in an airtight container as its strong odor will affect other foods and spices.
Other Names: Asafetida, Assyfetida, Devils Tongue, Ferula, Food of the Gods
Part Used: Resin of the root
Culinary Uses: When used in small quantities Asafoetida is used to enhance and blend the flavors of other spices, and imparts a delicate, onion-like flavor.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Asafoetida should not to be used during pregnancy.
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