Asafetida

$ 7.25

Native to south-western Asia, i.e., Iran, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan, asafetida is a dried resin-like substance obtained from the rhizomes of several species of ferula, or giant fennel. The entire plant emits a distinctive smell.In powder form, asafetida has a strong, unpleasant smell, similar to pickled garlic, but is used in Indian and Arab cuisines to enhance flavor of some dishes.