A member of the ginger family that adds a unique taste to Indonesian and Thai dishes in particular.
Other Common Names: Java Root, Galanga, Laos Powder, Lengkuas. 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 Indonesia packed in Australia.