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Asafetida

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Native to Iran and Afghanistan, this very interestingly flavored spice should be used in small quantities and stored away in an airtight container. Uncooked, asafetida has an unpleasant smell almost like garlic gone bad. No wonder it is also known as Devil’s Dung and Stinking Gum!

Asafetida has been used in the past to treat hysteria.

Asafetida’s flavor is obtained from the gum of a giant fennel and is appreciated by those whose diets forbid garlic and onions. When cooked, its aroma is almost onion-like and just a little gives great taste to any pan-fried fish. Asafetida’s also great used on salted fish, grilled or roasted meats and most vegetables.

Purchase in bags:

1/2 oz.

bag

$2.35

1 oz.

bag

$3.55

2 oz.

bag

$5.90

4 oz.

bag

$9.45

8 oz.

bag

$15.35

16 oz.

bag

$25.70

Purchase in bottles:

Small glass
(net 1.50 oz)

$5.80

Medium glass
(net 3.00 oz)

$9.05

Large glass
(net 9.40 oz)

$18.85

Purchase bottle refills (in bags):

Small glass refill
(net 1.50 oz)

$4.75

Medium glass refill
(net 3.00 oz)

$8.00

Large glass refill
(net 9.40 oz)

$17.60

Asafetida is native to Iran and Afghanistan.
The following recipes use Asafetida.

"I just received my first order and I am very happy. The spices seem so fresh and I could buy in appropriate quantities so they won't get stale. I also LOVED your labels. They are informative, attractive and I liked that they had date of purchase."

-Janet H. of New York, NY

"I just received my first order and I am very happy. The spices seem so fresh and I could buy in appropriate quantities so they won't get stale. I also LOVED your labels. They are informative, attractive and I liked that they had date of purchase."

-Janet H. of New York, NY