This South-East Asian spice should be in every kitchen. It is mainly used together with ginger, cardamom and rock salt. It is available as a powder or a paste.
Because of its strong garlic-like smell, it is best to keep asafoetida in an airtight, closed container. Unlike garlic it does not have a tamasic (dulling) influence on the mind and senses. According to Ayurveda Asafoetidastrengthens Agni (digestive fire) and calms Vata (air/ether element).
According to Ayurveda fenugreek strengthens Agni (digestive fire) without stimulating Pitta (fire/water element). Fenugreek seeds have a slightly bitter taste and should not be used during pregnancy.
Tin shaker with large and small holes.
70 % Fenugreek, 30 % Asafoetida. Ground. Net Weight: 70 g.