Saturday, May 17, 2014

Glossary of Spices & Condiments - Indian Names

English NameIndian / Hindi Name
AniseedSaunf
AsafoetidaHeeng
BasilTulsi
Bay leafTejpatta
Black Cumin seedsShah Jeera
Black PepperKali Mirch
Black SaltKala Namak
CardamomElaichi
Caraway seedsShah Jeera
Carom seedsAjwain
CinnamonDalchini
CloveLaung
Coriander seedsDhania
Cumin seedsJeera
Dry Fenugreek LeavesKasoori Methi
Dry GingerSaunth
Dry Mango powderAmchoor
Dried Pumpkin / Water Melon seedsMagaz
Fennel seedsSaunf
Fenugreek seedsMethi
JaggeryGur
NigellaKalonji
MaceJavitri
Mustard seedsRai / Sarson
NutmegJaiphal
Onion seedsKalonji
Pomegranate seedsAnardana
Poppy seedsKhus Khus
SaltNamak
SaffronKesar
Sesame seedsTil
SugarShakkar / Chini
TamarindImli
Thymol seedsAjwain
TurmericHaldi
VinegarSirka

Glossary of Pulses & Lentils - Indian Names


English NameIndian / Hindi Name
Beaten RicePoha
Bengal gramChana
Black gramSabut Urad dal / Kaali dal
Black eyed beansChawli / Lobhia
Broken WheatDalia
Chickpeas (brown)Chana
Chickpeas (green)Cholia / Hara Chana
Chickpeas (white)Kabuli Chana
Gram flourBesan / Chane ka atta
Green gramMoong
Horse gramKulthi
Maize flourMakai ka atta
Puffed RiceKurmura
Red Kidney BeansRajma
Red LentilMasoor
Refined flourMaida
RiceChawal
SemolinaRava / Suji
Split Bengal gramChana dal
Split Black gramUrad dal / kaali dal
Split Green gramMoong dal
Split Red gramTuvar dal / Arhar dal
Split Red LentilMasoor dal
WheatGehun
Wheat flourGehun ka atta