lesser galangal

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Noun1.lesser galangal - Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet - perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
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The larger and milder ones are greater galangal while lesser galangal is smaller, sweeter and more intense.
A Thai jungle curry, it's flavoured with indigenous herbs, with bamboo shoots, green beans, holy basil, green pepper, baby corn and lesser galangal.
They include cardamom, cinnamon, pomegranate, and lesser galangal root.