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What is hing?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 6 years ago

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Nozlee Samadzadeh
added about 6 years ago

"Hing" is another word for "Asafoetida." It's the dried sap from the root of an asafoetida plant, which is an herb.

It also smells really bad! But never fear -- it adds a complex, onion-y, umami taste to curries and other Indian dishes.

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