This word is derived from the Fukien language spoken by Chinese immigrants in the Philippines.
Spelling variations: kinchay, kichay, quichay
Isang uri ng halaman na ginagamit na pangsahog o sangkap sa ulam.
The word kintsay is used to refer to two different plants, more frequently to the second one named below.
1. Celery, with the scientific name Apium graveolens
2. Chinese parsley or coriander, with the scientific name Coriandrum sativum
(also referred to in Tagalog as unsoy, silantro, koryander)
A popular dish to use kinchay leaves in is adobong tokwa’t baboy (tofu and pork cooked adobo style) with tawsi (fermented black beans).