How do you use Laos Spice?

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.

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