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Originally from Latin America, culantro is enjoyed near and pho

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 25, 2012

~~<p>Culantro is a cousin of cilantro, and you've probably had it many times if you're a fan of pho, the Vietnamese beef noodle soup.</p>
<p>Culantro is the green, long, stiff leaf with serrated edges that you see with bean sprouts, Thai basil and lemon on the garnish plate served alongside pho. It is also known as sawtooth herb, or, in Vietnamese, &quot;ngo gai.&quot;</p>
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Culantro is a cousin of cilantro, and you've probably had it many times if you're a fan of pho, the Vietnamese beef noodle soup.

Culantro is the green, long, stiff leaf with serrated edges that you see with bean sprouts, Thai basil and lemon on the garnish plate served alongside pho. It is also known as sawtooth herb, or, in Vietnamese, "ngo gai." Login for more...



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