Pasar Lemongrass | NTUC FairPrice
Pasar Lemongrass
Pasar Lemongrass

Key Information

  • Lemongrass is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves and is commonly used as a flavouring in Asian cooking recipes. It adds a citrus flavour and enhances the overall taste of the dish.Health benefits:
  • • Possess anti-hyperlipidemic and anti-hypercholesterolemic properties: Supports healthy cholesterol levels
  • • Cleanse and flush harmful waste from the body: Detoxifies the body and maintain digestive health
  • • Contains sedative and hypnotic properties: Calm muscles and nerves which may aid in promoting quality sleep
  • • Phytonutrients: Improve blood circulation and help in relieving spasms, muscle cramps, sprains, and backaches
  • • Astringent and antiseptic qualities: Acts as an effective cleanser for oily or acne-prone skin, strengthening the skin tissues and toning up the pores

Country of Origin



  • Lemongrass is commonly used as a flavouring in Southeast Asian cuisines.• Adds flavours to teas, curries, and soups
  • • Added during the preparation of pudding, meat products and baked goods.Other uses:
  • • Adds fragrance to soaps and cosmetic products


  • • Store lemongrass loosely wrapped in the fridge for up to several weeks• Alternatively, wrap it well and freeze it
  • - Chop or mince it and then freeze it in 1-tablespoon bits (an ice cube tray is useful for this
  • - Freeze until hard and then transfer to a sealable plastic bag for longer-term storage
  • - Ready for use whereby you can simply throw it into marinades, dressings, and stir-fry right from the freezer