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Last Updated : Nov 25,2020




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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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 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 ....
Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe
Recipe# 22270
03 Nov 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
healthy adai recipe | diabetic adai | Indian style dalia adai without rice | Indian snack for diabetes | healthy adai is a nourishing South Indian snack which can ....
Recipe# 14524
16 Nov 20

 by PALAVI
All-in-one dal is a complete health package in itself with the protein rich dals cooked together with vitamin rich carrots, peas and spinach. A lovely lentil recipe with the goodness of vegetables added to a delectable spicy preparation.
Recipe# 39617
23 Aug 14

 by supriya006
It is one of the most traditional Rajasthani dish which keeps you healthy as well as delighted with its taste and aroma
Aloo Aur Kaddu ki Subzi
Recipe# 4346
20 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Soft potatoes and fibrous red pumpkin cooked with an aromatic tempering of assorted seeds and spices, a couple of traditional spice powders, a dash of curds and tomatoes, the Aloo aur Kaddu ki Subzi is a choice you will not regret, whether for a homely meal or a friendly gathering. It burgeons with ....
Aloo Capsicum Special
Recipe# 11019
09 Oct 20

 by sonaprem
A punjabi cuisine specialty aloo capsicum special or potato and capsicum vegetable preparation in true north indian style is irrestible!
Aloo Fry Recipe, How To Make Potato Fry
Recipe# 41958
02 May 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo Fry is a chatpata dry potato preparation, made with a large assortment of spice powders including tongue-tickling ones like garam masala and amchur. It is amazing how common spice powders and an everyday veggie can result in something so tasty when used in the right proportions and cooked t ....
Aloo Gobi Methi Tuk
Recipe# 4357
28 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
aloo gobi methi tuk recipe | Indian style aloo gobhi methi tuk | potato cauliflower and fenugreek sabzi | easy Sindhi recipe | aloo gobi methi tuk is a simple rec ....
Aloo Ka Bomb
Recipe# 2839
26 Nov 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Our very own version of the "Baked Stuffed Potato", fondly named by street vendors as a "Bomb". Whole potatoes scooped and stuffed with a chatpata paneer filling and topped with spicy green chutney and crispy sev.
Aloo Pakora, Potato Bhajji, Potato Pakoda
Recipe# 42009
19 Jul 20

 by Tarla Dalal
aloo pakora recipe | Punjabi style aloo pakora | potato bhajji | street style aloo pakora | aloo pakore | with amazing 26 images. aloo pakora ....
Aloo Palak ( Microwave )
Recipe# 22488
21 Jan 12

 
by Tarla Dalal
Aloo palak is a very easy and simple recipe with a combination of cubed potatoes and chopped spinach cooked with masalas and red dry chillies. Serve this subzi hot with rotis or parathas.
Aloo Pethe ka Saag
Recipe# 3874
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Potatoes and pumpkin (petha) are favourite vegetables of the Rajasthanis and feature in different ways in their meals. Aloo Pethe ka Saag cooked with whole spices and curds can be relished with plain or stuffed puris. The addition of fennel gives this vegetable its characteristic Rajasthani flavour.
Ami Kozhakatai ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 32968
20 Aug 09

 by Tarla Dalal
Delicately seasoned with simple spices, this is one dish that you will relish. I have added only 1 tsp of coconut to bring down the calories, making this a sumptuous, healthy breakfast when compared to the coconut laden south indian original.
Amiri Khaman ( Non - Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33327
31 Aug 19

 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe was invented with the intention of making good use of leftover khaman dhoklas! They are crumbled, tempered with garlic and mixed with pomegranate seeds and coconut. Serve garnished with sev and relish its unique flavour. Those who do not like garlic can omit it.
Amiri Khaman, Gujarati Sev Khamani Recipe
Recipe# 550
07 Jan 20

 by Tarla Dalal
amiri khaman recipe | Gujarati sev khamani | Surti sev khamani | with amazing 20 images. Amiri khaman is nothing but a spicy tea-time snack made of crumbled khaman dhoklas tempered with gar ....
Amla Chutney, Gooseberry Spicy Chutney
Recipe# 42342
01 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Amla Chutney is a chatpata accompaniment with a mind-boggling flavour that combines tang, spice and more! This easy-to-make chutney combines gooseberries with ingredients like green chillies, ginger and coriander, which balance the tartness of amla beautifully.
Amla Pickle, Amla Achar, Gooseberry Pickle
Recipe# 3437
05 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
amla pickle recipe | amla achar | Indian gooseberry pickle | with 18 amazing images. This spicy amla pickle recipe is a true tongue-tickler, with the perfect masala for tangy amlas! Ideal ....
Amla Rice, Gooseberry Rice
Recipe# 42340
21 Oct 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a peppy rice dish with the tangy taste of amla, which is a must-try when the berry is in season. It has a refreshing taste, which excites the palate. Perfectly cooked rice is flavoured with grated amla and perked up with a crunchy seasoning of mustard seeds, dals and peanuts. This tangy ....
Amla Sabji, Indian Gooseberry  Accompaniment
Recipe# 42343
29 Jun 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Come winter, the market is flooded with amla. Most people make it into pickles, while others explore newer ways of consuming it like juices or chutneys. Have you ever thought of making a subzi with this vitamin C rich fruit? Amla is a very beneficial berry, with anti-inflammatory properties. ....
Arbi Subzi
Recipe# 22804
21 Apr 20

 by Tarla Dalal
A unique preparation of colocassia, which is easy and quick to make but very, very tasty. In this subzi, roundels of cooked arbi are tossed with a mixture of spices and beaten rice, which gives the subzi an appealing flavour and a mild, pleasant crunch too. To prepare this easily, cook the arbi in a ....
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