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Last Updated : Nov 27,2020




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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Recipe# 10201
27 Dec 03

 by sumagandlur
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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.
Recipe# 10686
29 Apr 02

 by bhuvanaygsr
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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 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. ....
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).
Recipe# 39616
25 Aug 14

 by Foodie #601338
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A wonderful healthy dish that is prepared with spinach and spiced with instant-spice-mix 'Achari Masala'.
Recipe# 35641
07 Oct 11

 by rjpatel
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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.
Recipe# 12784
11 Aug 11

 
by Foodie #22401
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As adai contains both dal and rice it has both carbohydrates and proteins along with the vegetable of your choice as also fat in the oil we use. As such it forms a wholesome meal for both children and adults.
Recipe# 15077
14 Sep 11

 by kamalacute
No reviews
Adai is a dosa recipe from the tamilian belt of india and is made from a batter comprising of rice flour, urad dal flour and gram flour. Add chopped vegetables or spices of choice to create your own adai recipe which can be enjoyed with any curry or coconut chutney.
Recipe# 15733
01 Feb 05

 by veena_arun
No reviews
Kadai Dosa is a crispy thin pancake recipe prepared from a rice and lentil based batter. The kadai is rich in health benefits and makes for an excellent breakfast or snacking choice.
Recipe# 16075
11 Aug 11

 by shee_recipes
A spoonful of adrak chutney makes for a lovely side dish, dip or accompaniment recipe. Adrak or ginger is good for digestive and respiratory complaints and hence this chutney made from crushed adrak or ginger should feature in your menu.
Recipe# 16042
11 Aug 11

 by draarthi
No reviews
Akki roti is basically an indian flat bread recipe made from a rice flour based dough. These thin and soft akki rotis are typically paired with curries or lentil dishes.
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 Beans Subzi
Recipe# 38589
26 Jul 13

 by Sandipan
No reviews
A very healthy and tasty dish. Quick and easy to make. I frequently make this dish for my office lunch or sometimes even have it as a snack.
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