Vandevi Compounded Asafoetida is also called hing in Hindi. It’s an Indian spice which is rare and pungent in flavour. Its distinct flavour and aroma can transform any boring dish. In order to get the real taste of hing, you will have to sauté it with oil and ghee. Hing is used in cooking with lentils for aroma and flavour along with other rice spices.