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Asafoetida
« on: October 31, 2014, 04:31 PM »

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2014, 05:30 PM »
Some info and history can be found here:  http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200904/devil.s.dung-the.world.s.smelliest.spice.htm
An excellent reference, Frank.  Thank you.
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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2014, 11:08 PM »
I'm going to have to read that. Thanks.

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2014, 02:19 PM »
Sad to report, "Top-op whole asafoetida" is not what it claims to be.  The contents include wheat flour and edible gum as well as asafoetida, the last also being last on the list of ingredients (and therefore the minority ingredient).

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2014, 03:01 PM »
PHIL      Asofoetida
I put this link in Lamb basanti thread

https://www.facebook.com/PlanetSpices

scroll down to see asafoetida


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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2014, 03:12 PM »
Thank you.  Approximately

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2014, 03:43 PM »
Worth the money lasts for ever 1/2 tsp grated into some oil added to the base in the last half hour issues a pleasant Bir aroma
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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2014, 09:01 PM »
I will be very pleasantly surprised if this is "THE AROMA".  Might involve a bit of looking around down here.  I've only ever seen the powdered form.

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2014, 09:14 PM »
I'd be very surprised if asafoetida is used widely in BIR/TAs. But who knows; I certainly feel it gives a TA flavour at times. I'd be wary of using it in a base and rather add a little to certain dishes :)

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Re: Asafoetida
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2019, 04:17 PM »
I remember reading somewhere that a pinch of it in an onion bhaji mix is meant to help prevent flatulance


 

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