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ISO Hing (asafoetida) pure???

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Idas May 28, 2012 06:33 AM

Hi,
I love to cook Indian food. However every container of hing is full of other ingredients.
Is it possible to find hing without wheat and other stuff?
thanks!!
Idas

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    dubchild RE: Idas May 28, 2012 07:19 AM

    I bought some a long time ago at that spice store in Kensington market on Augusta. I can't say if it was pure or not. Just a lead.

    1. JonasBrand RE: Idas May 28, 2012 08:27 AM

      You'll find it in little india at Kohinoor Foods (1438 Gerrard St E).

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        Idas RE: Idas May 28, 2012 06:53 PM

        You chowhounders are all kinds of wonderful.
        the Hing I am looking at can either be liquid or powder using rice flour instead of wheat.
        I will check them out. Thanks!
        I hope to add yummy hing to my daals for my celiac buddies.
        It just has to be there!
        grazie!
        Idie

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