Asafoetida [Ferula Foetida] also known as Hing, Heeng or 'Devil's Dung' is a spice that grows only in Northernmost India, Afghanistan & Iran. It is extensively used in Indian & Middle Eastern Cuisines. A pungent spice, Asafoetida, packs a powerful flavor; a small pinch of pure Asafoetida is equivalent to 10 onions/garlic cloves. So its used as an alternative for those sensitive to consuming garlic and onions.
Add it to your dishes for a distinctly 'umami' and Authentic Indian Flavor & Aroma. Use it days, curries, vegetable stir frys, gravies and more. In India, asafoetida is considered to aid digestion of food and helps prevent constipation, and gastric troubles.