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Kenchur (Kencur)
This is a member of the same family as galangal and ginger, with a gentler fragrance and flavour. It is used mostly in Thai and Malaysian stir-fries and curries.
Category: Spice
In Season:
To Buy:
Buy ground kenchur in an airtight package from Asian shops or specialty retailers.
To Store:
Store in an airtight container away from heat, light and humidity.
Tips & Tricks:
Add kenchur powder to Asian curries and stir-fries for an authentic flavour. If you can't find kenchur, use 2/3 of the amount of galangal powder.
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

No information available
Extremely High

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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