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Is kencur vegan?

Kencur is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is kencur?

Kencur, also known as aromatic ginger or sand ginger, is a rhizome plant that belongs to the ginger family. It has a distinct aroma and taste that is slightly spicy and earthy, with a hint of citrus. Kencur is commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine as a spice, flavoring, and herbal remedy. It is also believed to have medicinal properties and is used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments, such as fever, sore throat, and digestive issues. Kencur is an excellent ingredient to add depth and complexity to dishes, especially in curries, soups, and stir-fries. Its unique flavor and aroma make it a favorite among chefs and food enthusiasts alike.

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