Rice Paddy Herb

General Description/History

This tropical aquatic plant has soft, pointy light-green leaves on a fleshy stem. Its fragrance is not unlike that of cumin and it is used as an essential flavouring in Southern Vietnamese sour fish soups and Vietnamese curries.

Season: Autumn,Winter,Spring

Botanical Name: limnophila aromatica

Alternative Names: Rice paddy herb, finger grass, phak kayaeng

Availablity: May,June,July,August,September

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