A member of the ginger family that adds a unique taste to Indonesian and Thai dishes in particular.
Other Common Names
Java Root, Galanga, Lengkuas, Sand Ginger. Botanical Name: (Alpinia galanga)
Description & Use
Similar in appearance to ginger, galangal has a pervading perfume and pungency associated with Asian cuisine. It gives Thai food its characteristic flavour and goes well in all Asian curries. Use Herbie’s Spices Galangal Slices in soups such as Tom Yum, and the powder in curries, stir-frys and sauces.
Produce of China packed in Australia.