Asafoetida/Hing Brick – Yellow (1000g)
Product Code: GSI001B
Green Saffron ethically sourced direct from farm, highest grade Whole Asafoetida Resin. New season, single source guaranteed. Our unique supply chain offers you full transparency and traceability, bringing you closer to the farmer with the fewest steps. See below for further details.
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About the product
Grown in Afghanistan and mainly India this oleoresin gum is tapped from the root of the ferula plant, part of the celery family. We offer two types, the Kabuli Sufaid and Lal varieties. The former milky white, the latter a yellow, lighter brown colour. Reputed to have anti-flatulence properties this spice tends to be used extensively in lentil based dishes. Known also as ‘devil’s dung’ it’s extremely pungent. Use it as one might, Nam Pla, to add depth to a dish from curries, meat stews, to root vegetable dishes, relishes and chutneys.
North India and Afghanistan
March to April
Flavour note (bass, mid, high)
BASS. Extremely pungent with deep sulpurous, garlic, oniony tones
Main flavour compounds
(E)-1-propenyl sec-butyl disulfide, β-pinene and (Z)-1-propenyl sec-butyl disulfide.
Airtight and out of the light. Ideally not above 14°C
6 months from date