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Galangal- Fresh vs powder

BadRabbitAU May 2, 2012 12:30 PM

Does anybody know the substitution ratio for dried vs fresh galangal? My fresh source no longer carries it and so now I'm stuck using jarred powder.

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  1. chefj RE: BadRabbitAU May 2, 2012 04:46 PM

    Start with 1tsp for each inch of fresh called for.
    If you can get the dried slices it is much better than the powder, unfortunately neither is really much good. You may want to add some fresh common ginger to complement it.

    1. chefj RE: BadRabbitAU May 2, 2012 04:50 PM

      I think that you are in the US and you can order it on line. If you slice it and freeze it it is easy to keep on hand.

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