· The use of greater galangal is confined to local Indonesian dishes such as curries.
· Like ginger, galangal is a 'de-fisher' and so appears frequently in fish and shellfish recipes often with garlic, ginger, chilli and lemon or tamarind.
How to store galangal, thai ginger
Always store galangal under refrigerated conditions. Place in zip lock bags or freeze bags before storing them. The powders should be stored in airtight containers and used within a short space of time.
Health benefits of galangal, thai ginger
Galangal is rich in polyphenols which helps to reduce inflammation in the body and also boost our immunity to fight against various disease. These polyphenols may also act as cancer
fighting agent. In Ayurveda it is known to ease digestive problems.