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Achar: Any kind of pickle
Aloo: Potato
Biryani: A fancy rice casserole, often containing meat, poultry, seafood or vegetables
Chapati/Roti: Thin bread cooked on the griddle
Dal: Any kind of legume--beans, peas, or lentils
Dosa: Crispy, crepe-like southern Indian specialty filled with potatoes or vegetables
Ghee: Clarified butter
Gosht: Meat
Korma: Braised meats in a thick, mild creamy sauce
Kulcha: Tender, pita-like bread cooked in the tandoor
Lassi: A refreshing, creamy yogurt drink that can be sweet or salty
Masala: Spice blend
Naan: Flat, oval bread cooked in the tandoor
Pakora: Fritter dipped in a spicy chickpea batter; can be made with vegetables, cheese, chicken or seafood
Paneer: Cheese
Pappadum: Spicy lentil wafers
Paratha: Flaky bread fried on the griddle
Poori: Airy, deep-fried bread
Pulao: An aromatic rice pilaf
Raita: A yogurt-based condiment usually containing vegetables
Rasam: A thin, spicy broth
Saag: Spinach, but can also refer to other greens
Sambar: An extremely spicy broth popular in southern India
Samosa: Flaky, pyramid-shaped pastry stuffed with potatoes or ground meat; a traditional Indian snack
Tandoor: A deep, clay oven that has very high temperatures
Tandoori: Any dish cooked in a tandoor
Vindaloo: An extremely spicy curry dish that's a regional specialty of Goa

A to Z Glossary

Aachar: Indian Pickles are mainly made with vegetables and fruits like mango, lime, green chilies etc. Made mostly during the summer in India, they are a spicy and delightful addition to the Indian meal. One has to get aquatinted with the strong flavors of most pickles, so do try one.

Adrak: Ginger

Appam: Wafer thin, round and flat. They are usually made out of rice, potato and/or various lentil flours

Aloo: Potato

Aloo chole: A vegetarian dish using chickpeas, potatoes, and tamarind.

Am: Mango

Am chur: Mango powder. A sour flavoring agent.

Appam: Wafer thin, round and flat. They are usually made out of rice, potato and/or various lentil flours

Ata (Atta): Chapatti flour. Fine whole meal flour used in most Indian breads.

Avial: Vegetable curry from the south of India

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Bandai: Aniseed stars.

Badam: Almond

Bagar or Tadka or Chounk: Spices and herbs are added one at a time to hot oil and this tempering is either done as the first step in the cooking process, before adding the vegetables for example, or as the last, pouring the tempered oil over a cooked dish. The oil extracts and retains all the sharp flavors of the spices and flavors the entire dish.

Balchao as in the Goan recipe Prawn Balchao where the shrimp is marinated in a brine sauce: a Goan specialty where vegetables like aubergines or seafood like prawns are "pickled" in sugar, vinegar and spices for a day or two before eating.

Barfi: A dessert made from milk that has been cooked slowly and reduced to a fudge-like consistency. This sweet is flavored with either saffron, vanilla essence, cocoa, rose water, etc. Sometimes nuts and fresh coconut is added. Eaten and served in bite-sized pieces "Barfi" is a very popular after dinner dessert. Just like bringing a bottle fine wine when you visit someone for the first time, a decorative box filled with different kinds of "Barfi" is a traditional gift in India.

Basmati rice: Basmati rice is authentic Indian long grained white rice, which has unique nutty flavor. Basmati rice is very popular in India and all over the world. A wide variety of rice dishes are made with Basmati rice. They are: plain steamed rice, pulaos, pilafs, biryanis or just different types of fried rice – which include meat, vegetables, nuts, and even fruits sometimes. Gourmet cooks prefer to use Basmati rice for its fragrant flavor. Special occasion rice dishes are mostly made with Basmati rice.

Besan: Chickpea flour.

Bhaaji or Sabji: Deep-fried vegetable dipped in a seasoned batter – usually made with onion.

Bahare: Stuffed

Bharta: A spicy vegetable dish, with a pulp like consistency. A commonly made bharta is a "baingan" (eggplant) bharta.

Bhel Puri: One of Bombay’s favorite snack’s. It is a mixture of puffed rice, "sev", "puri", lentils, finely chopped onions, chopped coriander topped with two kinds of chutneys; one is the sweet tamarind date chutney and the other is the spicy cilantro chutney.

Bhuna or Bhunao: is to sauté or stir-fry. Usually onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and green chilies are fried in oil, but to make sure that this doesn’t stick, burn or cook unevenly, a small amount of liquid is added, repeatedly. After the oil separates from the mixture, the main ingredient (meat or vegetable) is added and cooked.

Biryani: Elaborate dish made from spiced saffron rice cooked with pieces of lamb, chicken or vegetables. It is usually made on special occasions since it takes a long time to make a biryani, but it is surely worth the effort. It always tastes better the next day since the spices marinate and flavor the meat and rice.

Bombay Duck: A smallish fish native to the Bombay area known locally as Bommbil. It is dried and appears on the table as a crispy shallow-fried starter or as an accompaniment to a curry.

Bondas or Vadas: Round deep-fried savory snack made in different varieties usually from lentils, potatoes etc. eaten with a chutney.

Boti Kebab: Marinated boneless cubes of meat cooked in a tandoor.

Brinjol: Eggplant

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Cassia Bark: A corky bark with a sweet fragrance similar to cinnamon and is used extensively in Northern Indian cookery.

Cayenne pepper: A type of chili powder.

Ceylon curry: Usually cooked with coconut, chili, and lemon.

Chaamp: Chop.

Chakla Belan: A special rolling pin and board.

Chamcha: Spoon or ladle.

Channa: Chickpea.

Chaat: Salty snacks served with an array of sweet and spicy chutneys.

Chai: Indian tea.

Chapatti: Unleavened Indian flatbread made with wheat flour, water, oil and salt. Usually cooked on a "tava" or thick griddle and brushed with "ghee".

Chaval: Rice.

Chhalni: Sieve

Chili: There are a great many species of chilies, which are the fleshy pods of shrub-like bushes of the capsicum family. Chilies range from large to small and colors include green, white, purple, pink, and red. Chilies are the most important heat agent in Indian cooking. They vary in hotness from mild to incendiary-like potency. Most commonly used are the small, fresh green or red chilies. Red chilies can be dried and used whole, and chili powder is made from grinding dried chilies.

Chimta: Tongs

Chutney: Fresh relishes made with fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Curry: To Indians, the term curry means gravy or sauce, Curries are what made Indian cuisine famous all over the world, the most famous of all is the Chicken Curry. Residents of the rest of the world, however, have come to think of "curry" as simply a thick creamy yellow sauce or any dish seasoned with a curry-powder blend, whether it has a sauce or not. An authentic Indian curry is an intricate combination of a stir-fried wet masala (mixture of onion, garlic, ginger, and tomatoes), various spices and seasonings with which meat, poultry, vegetables or fish is prepared to produce a stew-type dish.
Curry leaves: (Not to be confused with the curry spice blend) The curry leaf plant is a tropical tree of the citrus family. The long slender leaflets that look a little like bay leaves are dark green on top and paler underside. The leaves have a strong, warm curry (combination of nuts and lemons) aroma when bruised or rubbed.

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Dahi: Yogurt

Dal: Dal is an Indian word, which includes dried peas, beans, and lentils that are red, yellow orange, or pink, plus split peas and other legumes. Dal can also be used to describe a soup like dish prepared with lentils. Dals are the primary source of protein in a vegetarian diet. Dals are cooked whole or pureed, depending on the dish. Ground powdered dal is used in unleavened breads and crackers, and even in spice mixtures

Dalchini or Darchim: Cinnamon

Dewa: Lentils. There are over sixty types of lentils. The most common types are masoor, channa, and urid.

Dhania: Coriander

Dhansak: Traditional chicken or meat dish cooked in lentil and vegetable puree.

Doroo: Celery

Dosa: A popular delicacy from southern India made from rice and "urad" dal. They are usually made very thin and pancake-like and sometimes filled with a spiced potato mixture. Served with chutney and "sambar".

Dum: A way to steam foods in a pot with a tightly covered lid or a sealed pot. A popular spiced vegetable dish is "Dum Aloo". In the olden days, the utensil was sealed with atta (dough) to capture the moisture within the food as it cooked slowly over a charcoal fire. Some coal was placed on the lid to ensure even cooking. The food continued to cook in its own steam, retaining all its flavor and aroma. Dum means, "to steam" or "mature" a dish.

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Ekuri: Indian version of scrambled eggs, which obviously means the addition of onions and spices.

Elaichi: Cardamom

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Feni: The Goan drink made from cashews or coconut is the perfect beach drink. It was originally a very basic and local drink, much like toddy.

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Gajar: Carrot

Garam Masala: A North Indian spice blend, literally meaning, "hot mixture".

Ghee: Clarified butter.

Gobhi: Cauliflower.

Goor or gur: Jaggery (palm sugar) or molasses.

Gosht: Lamb

Gram flour: Chickpea flour.

Gulab Jamun: Deep-fried cake balls served with aromatic syrups.

Gurda: Kidney.

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Haldi or Huldi: Turmeric. Haldi is a very important Indian spice. It is the basis for all Indian curry spice blends.

Halvah: Indian sweet made from a variety of finely grated vegetables, milk, and sugar and flavored with cardamom. The consistency is that of a thick pudding. Among the popular halvah is the "Gajar Halvah".

Hing: Asafetida is the dried gum resin of an East Indian plant. It has a strong odor and the flavor is a little like "spicy garlic. Usually just a pinch is used for cooking mainly fish, vegetables and making "Indian pickles". It is available in a yellow powdered form.

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Idli: South Indian steamed rice cakes: a very popular snack from the south of India. Generally eaten with "sambar" and "chutney".

Imli: Tamarind.

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Jaifal or Taifal: Nutmeg

Jal frezi: Sauté or stir-fry.

Jalebi: These sweet crisp round whirls, made from plain flour and water deep-fried and then dipped in sugar syrup, served hot or cold, make a favorite Indian dessert.

Javatri: Mace.

Jeera or zeera: Cumin.

Jinga: Prawns or shrimp.

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Kachumber: Indian salad usually made with cucumber, tomatoes, and onions flavored with salt, sugar and lemon juice.

Kabli channa: Chickpeas.

Kaddu kas: Grater.

Kadhi: Yogurt soup.

Kaju or Kajoo: Cashew nut.

Kala: Black.

Kala jeera: Black cumin seeds.

Kala namak: Black salt.

Kaleji: Liver.

Kalongi: Nigella, similar to wild onion seeds.

Karanji: Pastries made out of whole-wheat flour and filled with a cooked mixture of freshly grated coconut and sugar. It is a Maharashtrian delicacy.

Karela: Small, dark green, knobby vegetable of the gourd family.
Kashmir Chicken: Whole chicken stuffed with minced meat.

Katori: Small serving bowls which go on a thaali (tray).

Kebabs: Marinated and spiced small pieces of any meat, poultry, fish, ground meat, vegetables, skewered and grilled in a tandoor/oven or over a grill. Kebabs can also be shallow fried over a pan.

Keema: Ground meat, raw or cooked.

Kheer: Essentially a rice pudding, made with rice, milk and sugar flavored with cardamom. Sometimes nuts are added. Served either hot or cold.

Khoya: Also known as "mawa" is made by bringing milk to a boil in a pot and stirring continuously thereafter on a low flame. It is then reduced and thickened to the consistency of soft cream cheese. Used widely in the making of many Indian desserts and sweet meats.

Khurzi: Lamb or chicken, whole with spicy stuffing.

Kish mish: Sultanas

Koftas: Spiced meat or vegetable balls deep-fried and served with a curry sauce.

Kokum: A variety of plum, pitted and dried. They are very sour.

Korma: Rich sauce thickened with yogurt, nuts or poppy seeds, fragrantly seasoned with aromatic spices.

Kulcha: Flatbread often stuffed with onion or potatoes and seasoned with cilantro.

Kulfi: Sweet, aromatic ice cream made from cream, milk, and sugar flavored with mango, pistachios, saffron etc.

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Lasan: Garlic

Lassi: A tall cool drink made from yogurt and water and made either sweet or salty.

Lavang: Cloves

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Maccchi or macchli: Fish

Makhani: A traditional dish. Tandoori chicken is cooked in ghee and tomato sauce.
Makke: Corn flour

Maiai: Cream

Masala: Spices, herbs and other seasonings ground or pounded together. When wet ingredients like water, vinegar, yogurt etc. are added to the spice mixture it is appropriately called a "wet masala". Dry spice mixtures are also called "Garam masala" or commonly known in the world as "Curry powder". Indian cooks generally don't use pre-prepared curry powder (originally a British invention to approximate Indian seasoning) but prefer making their own ever-changing blends.

Malaya: The curries of Malaya are traditionally cooked with coconut, chili, and ginger.

Mama: Puffed basmati rice.

Masala Dabba: Spice box containing the commonly used dry spices and is always kept near the cooking range for easy and quick access. A spoon is included for ease of use.

Masoor: Red lentil with a green skin.

Mattar or Mutter: Green peas.

Mattar Paneer or Mutter Paneer: Curried peas with cubes of fried homemade cheese.

Methi: Fenugreek.

Mirch: Pepper. For centuries the most important spice, gaining the title king of spices. It grows on vines that flower triennially and produce clusters of berries, which are picked and dried which then become peppercorns. Green, black, and white are not different varieties. All peppercorns are green when picked and must be bottled or freeze-dried at once to retain the color. Black pepper is the dried berry. White pepper is obtained by soaking off the black skin of the berry. Peppercorns are a heat agent and can be used whole or ground.

Mollee: Fish dishes cooked in coconut and chili.

Moong: One of the more commonly used lentils. It has a green skin and can be used whole, split or polished to make various dals.

Munacca: Raisins

Murgh: Chicken

Murgh Masala: A specialty dish of whole chicken, marinated in yogurt and spices for 24 hours then stuffed and roasted.

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Naan: Indian flat bread made from wheat and baked in a tandoor.

Naan keema: Baked naan bread, stuffed with a thin layer of minced meat curry

Naan peshwari: Baked naan bread stuffed with almonds and or cashews and or raisins.

Nargis kebab: Indian scotch egg spiced minced meat around a hard-boiled egg.

Namak: Salt

Namkeen: Salty

Naryal: Coconut

Neem: Curry leaf.

Nimboo: Lime

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Paan: Betel leaf stuffed with supari (betel nut), quick lime paste, kathechu paste, gulukand (rose petal preserve), fennel seeds and dried grated coconut. Paan is eaten usually after a meal and has known to aid in digestion. Paan connoisseurs always add tobacco in their paan. The paan is garnished with edible thin silver foil called "Varak".

Pakoras: Popular Indian crispy and spicy snack served usually hot out of the frying pot along with coriander chutney. A popular teatime snack served with Indian tea. Slices of different vegetables like potatoes, onion, chilies, spinach leaves, eggplant etc dipped in a batter made out of chickpea flour and a few dry spices and deep-fried.

Palak or sag: Spinach or green leafy vegetable

Paneer: Cheese (aka Indian cottage cheese) made from bottled milk that can be fried and curried.

Papdams (Papad): Thin wafer like discs about 4 to 8 inches in diameter made from a variety of lentils, potato, shrimp, rice etc. The discs are deep-fried or dry roasted on an open flame and served as a crispy savory appetizer. Served in many Indian restaurants complimentary before a meal.

Paratha: Whole-wheat unleavened flatbread. It is sometimes filled with cooked ground meat or a vegetable mixture. Slightly larger than a Chapatti and shallow fried to perfection.

Pasanda: Meat, usually lamb, beaten and cooked in one piece.`

Pachadi

Panchpuran- Indian Five Spice Blend -

Piaz, peeaz, or pyaz: Onion.

Pista magaz: Pistachio nut

Podina: Mint leaves or powder.

Poha: Pounded rice.

Pooris: Deep-fried whole-wheat flatbreads. They are usually around 4 inches in diameter and puff up when deep-fried. Delicious when hot!

Pullao: Delicately flavored rice, sautéed in ghee and flavored with whole spices like cumin, cloves etc. Just like the Indian cuisine there are many varieties of Pullao.

Pulses: Types of lentils.

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Quas chawal or kesar chaval: Rice fried in ghee, flavored and colored with saffron.

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Raan: Leg of lamb marinated in yogurt-based masala.

Rai: Mustard seed.

Raita: A cooling chutney of vegetables and yogurt.

Rajama: Red kidney beans.

Rassgulla: One of the most famous Indian sweets that originated from east India. The walnut-size balls of semolina and milk are cooked in a light sugar syrup, flavored with cardamom.

Rogan Josh gosht: Rich lamb curry, literally meaning "red juice lamb". It is a traditional Northern Indian dish of lamb that is marinated in yogurt, then cooked with ghee and spices and tomato. It should be creamy and spicy – but not too hot.

Roti: is Bread in Hindi. "Tandoori roti" is bread that is baked in a tandoor, "Rumali Roti" or literally meaning handkerchief bread is a kind of a thin and flaky partha made up of many layers.
Ruh gulab: Rose water

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Sag or saag: Spinach

Sagzi: The generic term for vegetables.

Sambhar or sambar: Lentil curry from the south of India. Served as an accompaniment with "idli"and "dosa".

Samosas: The celebrated triangular deep-fried pastry appetizers filled with vegetable or meat mixtures.

Sarson ka sag: Mustard leaves

Saunf or souf: Aniseed.

Seekh Kebab or sheek kebab: The word "Seekh" in Hindi means skewer. Seekh kebab simply means kebabs on a skewer. Kebabs are usually made out of ground lamb mixed with various spices, cooked in a "tandoor".

Seenl: Allspice. Related to the clove family.

Sev: Thin string-like fried snack preparation made out of gram flour. Used in the preparation of "Sev puri" and "Bhel Puri" or can be enjoyed just plain. Nowadays there are many spicy and non-spicy varieties of "sev" available in specialty Indian stores.

Shahi: means "Royal" in Hindi

Shami kebab: Round minced meat rissoles.

Shashlik: Cubes of skewered lamb.


Sonf: Fennel seed.


Sont or Sonth: Dried ginger.


Supari: Mixture of seeds and sweeteners for chewing after a meal. It usually includes aniseed or fennel, shredded betel nut, sugar balls, marrow seeds, etc.

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Tadka: A garnish of spices and fried onions.

Tadka dal: Fried lentils and spices garnished with spices and onions.

Tandoor: The traditional Indian clay oven is called the "Tandoor". A Tandoor is a clay pot usually sunken neck deep in the ground. Charcoal is put on the flat bottom of the pot. The heat generated by the hot charcoal in and on the sides of the clay pot is used for cooking. Long iron rods, long enough to reach the bottom of the pot, are used in the cooking process. It is probably the most versatile kitchen equipment in the Indian kitchen. Barbecues, breads, dal, gravies made in them acquire a unique taste, very different from the food cooked on the regular kitchen oven.

Tandoori Murgh: This is the bright red world famous Tandoori Chicken. Chicken marinated with spices, dried red peppers, and yogurt, cooked in a tandoor.

Tej patia: Bay leaf.

Thaali: A tray that holds the complete meal served in individual bowls (katori).

Tikka: Skewered boneless meat cubes cooked in a tandoor.

Toor or toovar: A type of lentil.

Tusci: Basil.

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Udrak: Ginger.

Urid: A type of lentil

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Varak: Fine thin edible silver foil used to decorate or garnish Indian desserts and "paan". It has been known to aid in digestion.

Vindaloo:: Meat usually pork is used to make this very spicy and flavorful dish. Cooked in vinegar and typically served 2 to 3 days after it is made.

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Xacutti: A Goan dish using chicken and coconut.

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Yakni: Mutton.

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Zafron or kesar: Saffron – the world’s most expensive spice. Saffron is the stamen of the crocus flower. It takes 70,000 stamens to give a recipe a delicate yellow coloring and aroma.
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ENGLISH HINDI TAMIL KANNADA
Spices/Herbs
Turmeric Haldi Manjal Harasina pudi
Coriander seeds, Coriander powder Dhania Dhaniya Kothambari
Cloves Lavang Lavangam, Kirambu Lavanga
Fennel Saunf Sombu -----
Cinnamon Tuj/Dalchini Pattai Lavanga pattiai
Cardamom Elaichi Yelakkai Ellakki
Cilantro, Coriander leaves Dhania Kothamalli -----
Ginger Adrak Inji Shunti
Garlic Lasun Poondu Bellulli
Pepper corns Kalimirchi Milagu Menasu
Fenugreek seeds Methi Vendhayam Menthiyam
Red chili pepper lal Mirchi Kaindha milagai, Vatral milagai -----
Poppy seeds Khuskhus Gasagasa -----
Asafetida Hing Perungayam Ingu
Saffron Kesar Kungumapoo -----
Aniseed Sauf Perunjeeragam Dodda jeera
Bay leaf, Cinnamon leaf Tej/Tuj patta Birinji ilai -----
Cumin seeds Shah Jeera/Kala Jeera Sombu Jeerike
Mustard seeds Rai/Sarson Kadugu Sasuve
Mint leaves Podina Pudhina Pothina
Nuts/Dried fruit
Peanuts, Groundnuts moongphali Verkadalai, Nilakadalai veru senaga pappu
Cashew nut Kaju Mundhiri Paruppu Godambi,   jeedi pappu
Almonds Badam
Pistachio Pista
Walnut Akroot
Dates Kajhoor
dried Apricot Khumani
Raisin Kishmish Kaintha thratchai Ona drakshi
Grains/Flours
Gram flour Besan Kadalai Mavu -----
All purpose flour (Maida) Maida Maida mavu -----
Wheat flour Atta, Chappathi flour Gothumai mavu, Chapathi mavu -----
Par-boiled rice ----- Puzhungal Arisi -----
Semolina Suji Ravai Rave
Lentils dal Paruppu Bayle
Vermicelli Seviyan Semiya Semigae
Yellow split peas Thoor dal Thuvaram Paruppu -----
Bengal gram Channa dal Kadalai Paruppu -----
Black gram Urad dal Ulundhu -----
Green gram Moong dal Pachai Paruppu -----
Seasonings
Tamarind Imli Puli Hunase hunnu
Jaggery Gur Vellam Bella
Sesame seeds til Ellu -----
Green hot chili Hari Mirchi Pachai milagai -----
Green pepper, Capsicum bari mirch Kudai milagai bengaluru mirapakayi
Curry leaves kari Patta Karivepilai -----
Shrimp, Prawn Jinga Iraal -----
Vegetables
Egg plant, Brinjal Biangan Katharikai -----
Okra, Ladies Finger Bhindi Vendaikai -----
White Bait ----- Nethili meen -----
Gentleman's Toes, Tindla tinda Kovaikai -----
Drumstick Seeng Murungaikai -----
Bottle Guard,Opo Squash Doodhi Suraikai -----
Serrated Guard, Chinese Okra Peerkangkai -----
Amaranth Chauli, chavleri
Arrowroot Paniphal, Tikora
Ash gourd Petha
Asparagus Shatwar, sootmooli,halyan
Asparagus Musli
Avocado, butterfruit Makhanphal
Bell Pepper Simla Mirch
Bengal gram leaves Chaney ki bhaji (Hummus)
Bitter gourd Karela
Bottle gourd Lauki,doodhi
Cabbage Patha gobi
Carrot Gajar
Cauliflower Phool gobi
Chilli Mirchi
Cluster Beans Gowaar Phali
Colocasia Arbi
Coriander Cilantro Dhania
Corn cobs, maize Bhutta, makka
Corn kernel Makai
Cowpea Lobia
Cucumber Kakdi
Dillweed Suvabhaji
Drumstick leaves Muranka bhaji
French Beans Flas Beans
Gardencress Halim
Gherkins Kunthroo, Goli, Tondli
Green chilli Hari mirch
Indian sorrel Khatti bhaji
Khesari leaves Masoor bhaji
Lettuce Kasmisaag
Lime or Lemon Nimbu
Lotus Stem Kamal Kakadior, Bhien
Makhanphal Avocado, butterfruit
Mushrooms Goochi
Olives Zetoon / Zaitoon
Onion Kanda Pyaaz
Peas Matar
Potato Aloo
Pumpkin Kadhu
Radish Mooli
Red sorrel Chukka bhaji
Salad leaves, endives Gulsuchal
Spinach Palak
Sweet potato Shakarkand
Tapioca Simla Aloo
Tomato Tamatar
Vegetables Sabji
Water Chestnuts Shingara
FRUIT
Apple Sabe
Bael, Stone apple, Bengal quince Bel, siriphal
Banana Kela
Chakothra Pomelo
Chin fruit, litchie Lichee
Figs Amjeer
Grapes Angoor
Guavas Amrood
Jackfruit Kathal
Jamoon Jambul fruit java plum
Mango Aam
Mashmelon Kharbooja
Mulberry Shehtooth
Muskmelon Cantalope Kharbooja
Orange Santra
Papaya Papeeta
Pear Nashpati
Pineapple Ananas
Plum Aloobukara
Pomegranate Anar
Sweet lime Mosambi
Watermelon Tarbooj, Kalingad
Zizyphus Ber, bor

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