What is Lemongrass
its distinct flavor, this grass can be used in many different forms – fresh, dried, powdered etc. It is a popular ingredient in , , , , , , and teas. However, in some parts of the , it is not as commonly found in every spice , so a lemongrass substitute may be necessary.is a type of native to Australia, , and Africa that is commonly cultivated for its rich , culinary applications, and possible uses. With
Substitutes for Lemongrass
Adding just a thinfrom a to a dish can create a lemony flavor, but don’t use too much, as this is slightly more potent than the taste of lemongrass, and has certain bitter elements.
Kaffir Lime Leaves
Common in many Thai, these leaves possess a similar citrusy aroma to lemongrass, and can be diced up and used for many similar dishes.
Lemon Tree Leaves
The leaves of the lemon tree have a subtle citrus flavor that can in certain soups or , but it isn’t strong enough for curries.
can provide a slightly spicier flavor to your dishes than lemongrass, so use it , and pair it with some , if possible.
Ginger & Coriander
These twodon’t seem like a lemongrass substitute, but their combined flavors can mimic the flavor in numerous dishes.
The dried and ground form of lemongrass is a concentrated and highly flavorful spice that can easily replace fresh lemongrass.