Asafoetida


also asafetida
Tamil: Perungayam
Telugu: Ingua
Hindi: Hing

A flavoring obtained from a giant fennellike plant that grows mainly in Iran and India. It’s used in many Indian dishes and can be found in powdered or lump form in Indian markets. Asafetida has a fetid, garlicky smell and should be used in very small quantities.

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