Tips | home made asafoetida powder | perungayam | hing

Tips | home made asafoetida powder | perungayam | hing powder can be very easily prepared at home and as a result we will get healthy and hygienic asafoetida. Solid asafoetida is bought from stores, sun dried and powdered at home. We use asafoetida almost in all our recipes which in turn is very helpful in digestion. More over it is always good and healthy if we make the powders at home. It is very important to buy the original product and powder it at home. Asafoetida powders available in stores contains 60% of gums it seems.

asafoetida – wikipedia

We have already prepared many powders at home such as

Biriyani masala powder,

Authentic Chettinad Sambar Powder,

Chettinad idli | dosai podi,

Chettinad milagu podi

murungai keerai podi

Maharashtrian Goda Masala powder.

Today let us see how to prepare this healthy asafoetida powder at home.

Tips | asafoetida powder – Ingredients:-

  • asafoetida / perungayam – 100 grams
Asafoetida / perungayam
Asafoetida / perungayam

Tips | asafoetida powder – Method:-

1. First of all buy asafoetida cubes from a store and dry them in sunlight for 2 days until it becomes very dry.

2. Secondly break it into pieces using a pestle and motor or in an “ammikkal” or using a stone into smaller pieces. When asafoetida is well dried it will break easily.

3. After that powder it in a mixie and hence you will get a powder which will be fine in texture.

Asafoetida in a mixie jar
Asafoetida in a mixie jar

4. Finally store this powder in a container and use when ever needed in your cooking. This asafoetida powder enhances the food to digest easily. So we use it almost in all of our recipes along with mustard seeds and urad dal while we do seasoning for the dishes.

Tips | home made asafoetida powder | perungayam | hing
Tips | home made asafoetida powder | perungayam | hing

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.