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.
How do you use galangal powder?
OR – On the outside chance you have fresh galangal you can use 1 tablespoon, chopped per 1 1/2 teaspoons powder needed. OR – If you have dried, sliced galangal simply grind into a powder using a small coffee of spice grinder. Unless your grinder is very sharp you may have a tough time grinding it.
What can be substituted for galangal?
Substitute For Galangal Root
- The best substitute for greater galangal is to use 1 tablespoon young, fresh ginger root with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice. …
- You can also use 1 tablespoon fresh chopped lesser galangal (probably even harder to find than greater galangal).
Do I need to peel galangal?
To prepare it for soup or curry, peel off the skin and grate or mince it for a stir-fry. You can also add whole slices to your dish, but remove them before serving as the fibrous root itself is tough and inedible.
What is galangal powder used for?
– Galangal contains anti-inflammatory properties and therefore is beneficial in treatment of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. – It also helps to relieve discomfort caused due to inflammation of the abdomen and ulcers too. – To curb sea and motion sickness, nausea, chew a few slices of fresh galangal.