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हींग रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (asafoetida recipes in Hindi)
હીંગ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (asafoetida recipes in Gujarati)

Asafoetida recipes | 2122 Indian Hing recipes |

Indian Asafoetida recipes. Hing recipes. Asafoetida, which is more commonly known as hing in India, is a resin that is made from fennel plants. It is grown mostly in Iran and Afghanistan and is said to have been introduced to India in the 16th century. It is mostly sold in a powdered form and it widely using in Indian cooking.

 Nylon Khaman Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe) Nylon Khaman Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe)

Hing when uncooked is very pungent but gives a very nice umami flavor to the food once cooked. It is an essential in Indian cooking and is used in a lot in dals, subzis and sambhars along with other spices like turmeric.

Hing Recipes for Snacks and Accompaniments

Hing has such a strong flavor that even a small quantity is enough for a large amount of food. Apart from the usual curries and mains, asafoetida is also used to flavor many snacks and accompaniments with it. The most common way to use it is to add it to the oil, cook it for a few seconds and then add the rest of the ingredients. Khaman Dhokla, a Gujarati favorite, has a pretty mild taste till it is jazzed up with mustard seeds and hing. Even the ever favorite Vada Pav, which is made hardly with 4-5 ingredients, has a great taste of hing.  

Vada PavVada Pav

Since asafoetida gives a pleasant umami flavor that slightly represents the taste of onion and garlic, it acts as a substitute for those flavors in Jain Recipes. Indian Jain recipes like Cooked Rice Pancakes and Masala Puri are perfect examples of how this unique spice is used in Indian Jain Cuisine. Apart from this, hing is also used for pickling.

 Masala Puris Served with Curds and Chunda, Masala Puri for Breakfast Masala Puris Served with Curds and Chunda, Masala Puri for Breakfast

The addition of asafoetida makes for a tongue tickling pickle like Lehsun Ka Achaar, and these flavors are not only limited to pickles but also tangy dips like Achaari Dip.

Asafoetida Recipes for Indian Food 

Another way of cooking hing is to add it to water to water and boil so that the flavor gets encompassed well. This is usually done in south Indian curries like Sambhar, where a whole blend of spices is boiled in water to get a flavor bomb in the sambhar to eat with rice, idlis or Dosas.

SambharSambhar

The same way it is used in Rasam, a tomato and tamarind thin soup with varying spices. Asafoetida is cooked with a buttermilk to make flavorful Gujarati Kadhi.

KadhiKadhi

Asafoetida flavors rice, dals and subzi dishes as well that too in the whole of India. Starting form Brinjal Rice, Khichdis to Aloo Methi and Sagu, all these have the taste of hing. Even though it is used widely in Indian cuisine, it takes a little getting used to for the people who try it for the first time as the flavor is pungent.

 Brinjal Rice Brinjal Rice

To get rid of this, but still enjoy the flavor, you can add it to tadka, or tempering, over the food.

There is no rule as to what you can add tempering to, it can vary from snacks like Vegetable Rava Idli and Khandvi to dals like Khatta Moong.

 Khandvi ( Besan Gujarati Khandvi) Khandvi ( Besan Gujarati Khandvi)

Benefits of Hing

Hing ( Asafoetida) The active compound 'coumarin' helps in managing blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Asafoetida is known to have anti-bacterial properties, which helps to keep asthma at bay. Asafoetida is an age-old remedy for bloating and other stomach problems like flatulence.

 Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe) Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)

The best solution is to gulp down little hing with water or dissolve it in water and sip it. It can also be used along with curd or almond oil as a hair mask. It helps to prevent dryness of hair and smoothen as well as strengthen hair.

Enjoy our collection of indian asafoetida recipes below. 

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Recipe# 10201
27 Dec 03

 by sumagandlur
No reviews
1. you can use any left-over vegetable or curry instead of the mixed vegetables. this way you will have a different flavour each time.
Aam aur Chane ka Achaar
Recipe# 3003
23 Jul 09

 
by Tarla Dalal
The summers in India are quite unbearable, but they have a saving grace - the mango season. Everyone looks forward to the yearly mango crop and housewives get busy blending the myriad spices needed for a whole year's supply of mango pickles. As pickles are an essential feature of the Indian menu, n ....
Aam Aur Chane ka Achaar (  Rajasthani)
Recipe# 3904
22 Jan 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Quick-fixes are there for every dish, from soups to pickles. However, the slow and steady method, although laborious, is often the tastiest. You will realise this truth when, after waiting for seven days, you first relish a spoonful of this delicious Aam aur Chane ka Achaar. A typical Rajasthani pic ....
Recipe# 10686
29 Apr 02

 by bhuvanaygsr
No reviews
The tempting aam ka achar is a sweet and tangy pickle or achar recipe with unripe mangoes mixed with spices and mustard oil. Find many easy to prepare achar recipe, mango pickle recipes at tarladalal.com
Aam ka Achaar, Mango Pickle, Punjabi Achar
Recipe# 30931
09 Jun 20

 by Tarla Dalal
During the mango season in the summer in Punjab, one can see at least two or three earthenware jars full of pickled raw mangoes maturing in the sun outside homes. This typical Punjabi recipe for making mango pickle is most popular in the region. The combinat ....
Aam ka Panna
Recipe# 16394
30 May 19

 by anu_bunny
A traditional summer cooler, Aam ka Panha is a really snazzy way to fight sunstrokes on hot days. This peppy drink of raw mangoes sweetened with sugar and flavoured with aromatic spices like cumin seeds, spicy black pepper and tangy black salt, peps up your taste buds with its tingling taste. ....
Aam Ke Pakode, Mango Bhajiya
Recipe# 36291
28 May 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
You would have tried bhajiyas with all kinds of veggies ranging from onions to raw bananas, and you might even have tried making it with ripe yellow bananas. But, have you ever had a taste of Aam ke Pakode or Mango Bhajiyas? Well, this delightful seasonal treat is a must-try. Choose ripe and s ....
Recipe# 9248
28 Sep 18

 
by naiyavora
No reviews
It is very good in summer. There is dry vegetable so we can use in tiffin also. It also use as snacks.
Recipe# 12601
11 Aug 11

 by madhuri_a1
Aamabtvaran is a maharashtrian way of cooking varan or lentils. The tuar dal is cooked, mashed and then simmered in tamarind water. Serve the sour and spicy ambatvaran tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
Recipe# 33678
14 Sep 11

 by Janani G Vikram
No reviews
Special tortoise-shell shaped dal vadas served on festival days in south (a spicier version of this is the famous south indian masala vada).
Achaari Aloo Roll ( Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32665
23 Dec 13

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Achaar is synonymous with indian cuisine. Undoubtedly, it adds a brilliant touch to wraps too! lacing the spicy potato filling with aam aur chane ka achaar makes your tongue tingle with joy. I’m sure you’ll love it purely because of its simplicity. This recipe has to be planned in advance as the ach ....
Recipe# 39616
25 Aug 14

 by Foodie #601338
No reviews
A wonderful healthy dish that is prepared with spinach and spiced with instant-spice-mix 'Achari Masala'.
Achar Dip, Achari Dip
Recipe# 22718
03 Dec 19

 by Tarla Dalal
achari dip recipe | healthy achar dip | Indian achari dip | with amazing 15 images. achari dip recipe is an Indian dip made with a base of curds, tempered with five aromatic spices, perke ....
Achari Baingan
Recipe# 30888
05 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
This is one of the most delicious methods of cooking brinjal or Baingan. The achaaris masala is very popular in Punjabi cooking and contrary to popular belief does not use any actual achaar or pickle. It is a flavourful blend of carefully chosen spices and curds. The achaaris masala is truly represe ....
Achari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana Pulao
Recipe# 30922
01 Aug 20

 by Tarla Dalal
achari chana pulao | achari pulao | chickpea pulao | pickled kabuli chana pulao | with amazing 29 images achari chana pulao also known as pic ....
Achari Dahi Bhindi, Punjabi  Sabji
Recipe# 22779
10 Jun 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
achari dahi bhindi recipe | Punjabi dahi bhindi sabji | achari dahi wali bhindi | okra in achari curd gravy | with amazing 33 images. achari dahi bhindi recipe i ....
Achari Paneer
Recipe# 1736
24 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
achari paneer recipe | Punjabi achari paneer | restaurant style achari paneer | healthy achari paneer | with 19 amazing images. achari paneer recipe is also calle ....
Recipe# 35641
07 Oct 11

 by rjpatel
No reviews
This paratha recipe has unique taste, it will fulfill your dinner as well as you can enjoy your breakfast with the same...As such Pumpkin has good source of vitamins which is necessary for our day to day energy...
Recipe# 15847
03 Jul 03

 by khsharma
No reviews
Acul Nu Athanu is pickle or achaar recipe with alculs cut and then pickled with spice powders, oil and sugar.
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