Asafoetida

4.8/5 from 19 Customers

With a pungent scent of onion or sulphur, asafoetida is often used as a substitute for onion or garlic and complements many diverse dishes (despite the pungent scent!). A variety of fennel, asafoetida is harvested from the sap and allowed to dry into hard resinous clumps then ground with fenugreek seeds to create a more usable powder form.

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With a pungent scent of onion or sulphur, asafoetida is often used as a substitute for onion or garlic and complements many diverse dishes (despite the pungent scent!). A variety of fennel, asafoetida is harvested from the sap and allowed to dry into hard resinous clumps then ground with fenugreek seeds to create a more usable powder form.

Uses:
Use as a garlic substitute by adding a small pinch to the oil at the start of cooking. Use in dahl, rasams or pulse curries as it aids digestion, also widely used in vegetable curries.

Origin:
Pakistan

Product Rating (19):

/5

Easy to use website and prompt delivery.

Spicery Customer
/5

The herbs and spices are great quality, ordering is easy and delivery fast. I love the little freebie sample:0)

Debbie Knight

5/5

I love this spice) its difficult to find it, but you have it) its great)

Spicery Customer
/5

Did what they said

Spicery Customer
/5

Half of the stuff was not in the box but I was charged for it

Julia Williamson

/5

Excellent packaging, pricing, and choice in items and quantities

Spicery Customer
/5

Excellent service as always. I would certainly recommend The Spicery Ltd to others.

Edward Fisher

/5

Delicious, and gorgeous new boxes but they don't fit in my letterbox...so if Im not in it could be problem and I might have to cancel my sub. They are too long! the old ones were much smaller.And still fitted everything in.

Vicky Cattell

5/5

A very difficult spice to find. Excellent aroma and taste. Delicious results.

Shelley Dawson

/5

Great range of spices and prompt delivery.

Stuart Brown

5/5

Very quick delivery and good quality . I have not used every spice yet but those I did use were not stale

Linda Maughan

5/5

Extremely good, have recommended you to friends

Spicery Customer
/5

Simple packaging, arrives on time, easy to sort out.

Dave

/5

Recent purchase arrived wonderfully quickly, which was good as I needed black sesame seeds for a very fiddly canapé and could not find them in any shops

Rosalind

5/5

Perfetta e curativa dal profumo inconfondibile.

Alessandra

5/5

Very subtle flavour. I have used this in curries and also in a milk pudding.

Valerie Harnden

5/5

Not used yet but seems fine

John Pilsbury

5/5

Wonderfully pungent, fresh-smelling spice.

John Davies

4/5

Prompt service, all looks good. Website not totally easy to navigate.

Spicery Customer

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