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What do you use lemongrass for?
Last Updated: 27th January, 2020
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Just so, how do you use lemongrass in soup?
Prepare it You can use lemongrass whole, sliced or pounded to a paste. To use whole, slice off the very bottom of the stalk, and peel off any dried-out layers, then bash the woody top end with a rolling pin to soften, and help release some of the aromatic oils.
Also, what part of lemongrass is edible? Only the tender part of the bottom third–a tightly packed bulb–of the lemon grass is edible. This part can be sliced or pounded after the tough outer leaves or layers are removed. Once the fibrous inner stem is finely, finely sliced, you can add it raw to salads.
Moreover, how do you eat lemongrass?
Consuming Lemongrass Before consuming raw lemongrass, peel off the outer layer of leaves from the stalk. Then, continue to cut the dry top of the stalk before rinsing off the bottom bulb. You can eat the whole lemongrass, including the stalk. However, the stalk itself is tough and hard to chew.
Can you use the leaves of lemongrass?
Dried or fresh lemongrass is commonly used to make herbal teas and other drinks. When cooking with lemongrass, you can use fresh, dried, or powdered leaves. This herb has a pungent lemony, herbaceous, and sweetly floral flavor that works well with both sweet and savory foods and beverages.