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Is galgant vegan?

Galgant is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is galgant?

Galgant, also known as galangal, is a rhizome that belongs to the ginger family. It is a popular spice in Southeast Asian cuisine, particularly in Thai and Indonesian dishes. Galgant has a sharp and peppery flavor that is similar to ginger, but with more floral and citrus notes. It has a tough and fibrous texture, which makes it perfect for grating or slicing. Galgant is also known for its medicinal properties and has been used to treat various ailments such as stomach upset, inflammation, and respiratory issues. Overall, galgant is a unique and versatile ingredient that can add depth and complexity to any dish.

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