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May 15, 2020 6:21 PM CST
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I thought I was growing turmeric (transplanted from a decreased relative's garden).
But it's pinky red, whitish inside, and doesn't really smell much. Is it galangal?
Can anyone help me?
Thanks very much

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May 15, 2020 10:24 PM CST
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It does look like galangal. You might take a snip and lick it to check the flavor and scent.
Galangal is an important ingredient for Thai tom yum Koong - i.e. spicy shrimp soup. Smiling
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