- KNOW YOUR VEG
is a close relation of root ginger, galangal is a
popular flavouring ingredient in south east Asian
recipes. It has a similar knobbly appearance and flavour
to fresh ginger although it is more pungent and spicier.
When buying choose a fresh-looking root with unblemished
How To Use Galangal
can be included in curries and stir-fries where
a spicy, ginger flavour is required. It is particularly
popular in chicken and fish dishes and can be pounded
with lemon grass, garlic and chilli to make curry
How To Prepare Galangal
is prepared in the same way as root ginger, it needs
to be peeled and then finely sliced, chopped or
grated before cooking.
How To Cook Galangal
is usually stir-fried with other ingredients such
as onion, garlic and chillies. To fry, heat 1 tbsp
oil in a frying pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
How To Store Galangal
in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
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