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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Galangal can be segregated into two kinds, "greater" and "lesser." 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. It's made with a choice of pork, chicken, beef or prawns, and they say its hotness burns off calories on its own.
They include cardamom, cinnamon, pomegranate, and lesser galangal root.