In Indian cuisine asafetida takes a very important part, it is popularly known as hing. These mutton dishes have a very unique flavor of hing and so it is named as Mutton hingi. Surprisingly once common in Europe during Roman times, hing is relatively unknown to the modern western palette but we Indian love this root sap. Hing is used as digestive aid it is also a powerful antispasmodic useful in cough, asthma. During winter months use of hing in cooking also have many benefits. But Mutton Hingi is a high calorie dish so relish once in a while with family and friends in this festive winter months.