Galangal vs. Ginger: 4 Ways to Differentiate the Tubers

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

Both galangal root and ginger root descend from the broader Zingiberaceae or ginger family and look fairly similar, but their tastes and textures are much different. Learn more about all the ways to differentiate and compare galangal and ginger.