FEATURE 5 February 2010

Food Terms (English-Hindi)

Most common problem faced while referring a receipe is the meaning of the ingredients in Hindi - our most commonly used language





Condiments And Nuts

English

Hindi

Almonds

Badam

Aniseed

Saunf

Arrowroot

Arrowroot

Asafoetida

Hing

Baking Soda

Pakane Ka Soda

Bayleaf (Cassia)

Tej Patta

Black pepper / Pepper

Kali Mirch

Basil

Goolal Tulsi

Breadcrumbs

Sookhe double roti ka choora

Caraway Seeds

Shahijeera

Cardamom

Elaichi

Cashewnuts

Kaju

Cinnamon

Dalchini

Cloves

Laung

Cochineal

Gulabi Rang

Coconut

Nariel

Coriander Leaves

Hara Dhania

Coriander seeds

Sukha dhania

Cumin

Jeera

Curry leaves

Meethi neem ke patte

Dry coconut

Copra

Dry ginger

Sonth

Fenugreek

Methi

Fennel

Hasha/ saunf

Ginger

Adrak

Garlic

Lassun

Green chillies

Hari mirch

Groundnuts

Moongphalli

Jackfruit seeds

Kathal ke beej

Jaggery

Gur

Lemon rind

Nimbu ka chilka

Linseed seeds

Alsi

Mace

Javitri

Marjoram

Ban tulsi

Mango powder

Amchur

Mint leaves

Pudina

Mustard seeds

Sarson or Rai

Nutmeg

Jaiphal

Onion seeds

Pyaaz/ Kanda ke beej

Parsley

Ajmoda ka patta

Pistachio

Pista

Poppy seeds

Khuskhus

Raisins

Kishmish

Red chillies

Lal mirch

Saffron

Kesar

Sage

Seesti

Safflower seeds

Kardi

Sunflower seeds

Suriamuki

Gingelly seed

Til

Sugar candy

Misri

Tamarind

Imli

Turmeric

Haldi

Thymol seeds

Ajwain

Thyme

Hasha

Vinegar

Sirka

Oregano

Ajwain

Pepper

Kali mirch

Walnut

Akhrot

Fruits

English

Hindi

Apples

Seb

Apricots

Khurmani

Banana

Kela

Fig

Anjeer

Grapes

Angoor

Guava

Amrud

Jackfruit

Kathal

Lemon

Meeta nimbu

Lime

Nimbu

Mango

Aam

Olives

Zaitun

Oranges

Santra or Narangi

Papaya

Papita

Peaches

Arhu

Pears

Naspati

Pineapple

Ananas

Pomegranate

Anar

Sour apple

Khatte seb

Ambadal

Amra( indian log plum)

Avocado

( butter fruit)

Bael fruit

Bel

Black berry

Vilaiti Anchu( bramble)

Bread fruit

Madar

Bullocks heart

Nona Atwa

Cape gooseberry

Rasbari

Cashew fruit

Kaju Phal

Cherries( red)

Gilas

Black currant

Munakka

Dates

Khajur

Grapefruit

Chakotra

Jambu fruit

Jamun

Litchi

Litchi

Sweet lime

Musambi

Loquat

Lokat

Musk melon

Kharbooja

Mulberry

Shahtoot

Oranges

Narangi

Palmyra fruit

Tar

Passion fruit

( granadilla)

Persimon

kaki

Pipal tree figs

Pipar Kapakua

Pomelo chakotra

( shaddock)

Raspberry

Rushbary

Plum

Alubokhara( aladu)

Rose apple

Gulab Seb

Sapota

Sapatu

Custard apple

Sharifa(sugar apple- sitaphal)

Star apple

Jambrool

Wood apple

Kaith( kapith)

Leafy Vegetables

English

Hindi

Agathi

Mar( basna)

Amaranth -spiked

Kontewali Chaulai ( gendari sag)

Amaranth-tender

Chaulai sag( gogta sag)

Bamboo

Shoot-tender bans

Bathua leaves

Bathua sag

Brussel sprouts

Choti Gopi

Cabbage

Band Gobi

Celery

Ajwain ka patta( shelari)

Chuka

Ambat chuka( khatti palak)

Colocassia leaf

Arvi ka sag

Coriander leaf

Hara dhania

Curry leaves

Karipatta

Drumstick leaves

Saijan patta

Fenugreek leaves

Methi sag

Lettuce

Salad patta

Manathakkali leaves

Makoy

Mint leaves

Pudina

Mustard leaves

Sarson ka sag

Parsley

Ajmood

Radish leaves

Mooli ka sag

Dill leaves( shepu)

Sowa sag

Spinach

Palak

Tamarind leaves

Imli patte

Roots And Tubers

English

Hindi

Beetroot

Chukandar

Carrot

Gajar

Colocassia

Arvi

Khamealu

Chupri alu

Lotus root

Kamal ki jadh

Mango ginger

Am haldi

Onion

Pyaz (kanda)

Onion-small

Chota pyaz

Potato

Alu( batata)

Radish( white)

Mooli

Sweet potato

Shakarkand

Tapioca( cassava)

Simla alu

Turnip

Shalgam

Yam( elephant)

Zamikand

Yam( ordinary)

Ratula

Other Vegetables

Agathi flowers

Agasth ka phoon

Artichoke

Hathi chak

Ash gourd

Petha

Bitter gourd

Karela

Bottle gourd

Lauki

Brinjal( egg plant)

Baingan

Broad beans

Bakla

Capsicum( giant chillies)

Simla mirchi

Cauliflower

Phool gobi

Cluster beans

Guer ka phalli

Cucmber

Khira

Double beans

Chastany

Drumstick

Sajan ki phalli

French beans

Bakla

Gherkins

Tindli

Jackfruit

Kathal

Kohlrabi( knol khol)

Kohlrabi

Ladies finger( okra, gumbo)

Bhindi

Lleeks

Lassun vilayati

Lotus stem

Kamal gatta

Mango (green)

Aam

Onion stalks

Pyaz(pati)

Papaya(green)

Papaya

Peas

Mattar(vatana)

Parwar

Parwal

Green plantain

Hara kela

Plantain flower

Kele ka phool

Plantain stem

Kele ka tana

Pumpkin

Kaddu( bhopla)

Rhubarb stalks

Revand chini

Ridge gourd

Tori

Snake gourd

Chachinda( padval)

Spinach stalks

Palak ki dandi

Sword beans

Bara sem

Tinda( round gourd)

Tinda

Tomato green

Vilayati baingan

Vegetable Marrow Safed

Kaddu

Water chestnut

Shingara

Lentils And Cereals

Barley

Jowar

Bengal gram (split)

Channa dal

Black gram (split)

Urad dal / maash

Corn

Makkai

Refined flour

Maida

Wholemeal flour

Atta or gehu ka atta

Green gram(split)

Moong dal

Gram flour

Besan

Large white gram

Kabuli Channa

Lentil

Masoor dal

Millet flour

Bajra atta

Red gram (split)

Arhar dal / tur dal

Rice

Chawal

Sago

Sabudana

Semolina

Suji

Vermicelli

Sevian

Wheat

Gehu

Cow peas

Lobia

Kidney beans

Rajma

Soya beans

Bhatmas

Buck wheat

kootu

Milo

Juar

Ragi

Mundal/ Makra

Rice(parboiled)

Usna chawal

Rice(pressed)

Chudwa

Rice(puffed)

Murmura

Wheatflour(refined)

Maida

Bengal gram (whole)

Chana

Field beans

Val

Greengram(whole)

Moong dal

Horse gram

Kulthi

Kesari(split)

Kesari dal

Moth beans

Moth

Peas(dried)

Mattar

Lentils And Cereals

Bhetki

Khajura

Bombay Duck

Bombil/ Bummalo

Catfish

Shingala

Catfish( pungas)

Pariaisi

Crab

Kenkra

Rohu( carp variety)

Rohu

Salmon( indian)

Rawas

Sardine

Chareeaddee

Sawfish

Kandere

Seer

Tuvar anjari

Seer( mahasole)

Naharm

Herring( giant)

Bhing

Hilsa fish( indian shad)

Hilsa

Indian whiting

Murdi

Jewfish

Ghoi

Katla

Katla

Lobster( common)

Shevand

Mackerel

Bangada

Mullet

Andwari

Pearl spot

Pitul-kas

Pomfret( black)

Halwa

Pomfret( silver)

Chandava

Prawns( marine)

Jinga

Shark( fresh water)

Boalee

Parhin

-

Lanchi

-

Shark( hammer headed)

Zori

Silver barfish

Karli

Silver belly

Surgutta

Snake headed fish

Murrai

Dherri

Murl

Sowra

-

Sole

Morrul

Sole( malabar)

Repti

Turbot( indian)

Kuppa

White bait

Katai

Other Flesh Foods

Beef

Ghai ka gosht

Buffalo meat

Bhains ka gosht

Duck

Bathak

Duck egg

Bathak ka anda

Egg( hen)

Murgi ka anda

Egg( turtle)

Katchua ka anda

Fowl

Murga

Goat meat

Khasi ka gosht

Grey quail

Batair

Liver( goat)

Khasi ka jigar

Liver( sheep)

Kalija

Mutton

Bakri ka gosht

Pigeon

Kabutar

Pork

Suar ka gosht

Turtles meat

Katchua ka gosht

Venison

Hiran ka gosht

Milk And Milk Products

Milk( buffalos)

Bhains ka doodh

Milk( cows)

Gai ka doodh

Milk( goats)

Bakri ka doodh

Curd

Dahi

Butter milk

Lassi

Cottage cheese( chenna)

Panir

Cheese

Paneer

Mawa( khoa)

Khoa

Butter

Makhan

Ghee

Ghee


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