This Root with Strong Flavor is a Traditional Medicine | Galangal

Galangal/Greater Galangal/Alpina galanga

This medicinal root with umami flavor is commonly used in Southeast- Asian cuisines. The name is Galangal or greater galangal. It is known by different names in different countries. The various names are Laos, Kha, Romdeng, Nankyo, or Dou Kou. I came to know about this plant after coming to the US that too very recently. But apparently, it grows in India as well. In India, it…