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Asafoetida



Asafoetida or Asafetida is a famous spice of India. It comes from the plant of Ferula assafoetida. In India it is commonly known by the name of Hing or Kaayam. This spice is used for cooking. Asafetida is also an herb. Therefore it is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment and in pickles. It aroma adds a very mild fragrance and flavor into the dishes. On regular basis this famous spice of India is used by the followers of certain religions who are restricted by the religion to use onion or garlic in their food.
 
 
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