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sophie105 Sep 23, 2011 11:07 PM

i am looking for fresh kencur that is used in indonesia cooking...Kencur (kaempferia galanga) is a rhizome related to ginger ..some call it lesser galanga...i am from atlanta georgia...anyone can help?...thank you so very much

  1. ted Sep 27, 2011 06:43 AM

    I think that DeKalb Farmer's Mkt has had this at times, too. I assume you're talking about the same galanga used in Thai cooking (looks like fat ginger with bands around the roots).

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    1. re: ted
      sophie105 Sep 29, 2011 02:14 AM

      i think what u mean is galanga...yup ..for thai cooking like tom yum soup and else..this one is a diff kind...call kaempferia galanga l.....great for cooking (certain food) and medicine as well...thank you for your info,,i will find out and let you guys know...

    2. z
      Zusie Sep 26, 2011 01:14 PM

      Maybe try Super H Mart. I think that if you find this in Atlanta it will be somewhere in Doraville or the Buford Highway corridor.

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      1. re: Zusie
        sophie105 Sep 29, 2011 02:10 AM

        thank you zusie

      2. r
        rcburli Sep 25, 2011 05:03 AM

        You might try Buford Highway Farmer's Market.

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        1. re: rcburli
          sophie105 Sep 29, 2011 02:10 AM


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