Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Spice Translation

India is a land of 15 official languages and 1568 dialects, so the list of food items in India is a never-ending list. Here is a collection of food names that are widely recognized and commonly used in Indian cooking.



Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
A
Almond Badam Badam Mowri Badam Badam Badaam Badam Badam / Vadhumai Badam Badam Badami
Aniseed Saunf Saunf Mowri Guwa Mowri Panamahuri Badishep Variyali Sombu/ Perumjeerrakam Perumjeerrakam Sopuginja Sopubeeja
Asafoetida Hing Hing Hing Hengu Hing Hing Perungaayam Kaayam Inguva Hingu
Ash Gourd Safed Petha Chal Kumdo Lao Bishesh Pani Kakharu Kohala Petha Pooshanikai Kumbalanga Boodia Gummadi Boodi Kumbala
B
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Basil Leaves Tulsi Ke Patte Tulsi Patta Tulosi Paat Tulasi Patra Tulasi Patra Tulsina Pan Thulasi Tulasi Thulasi Akulu Tulasi Ele
Bay Leaf Tej Patta Tej Pata Tej Paat Teja patra Tamal Patra Tamal Patra - - - -
Bottle gourd Ghia Laoo Jati Lao Lau Dudhi Dudhi Suraikai Cheraikai Sorakaya Sorekai
Brinjals Baingan Begoon Bengena Baigana Wangi Ringa Kaththarikai Vazhuthininga Vankaya Badanekai
Broken Wheat Dhaliya Bhanga Gom Phola Ghehu Bhanga Gahama Gavache Satva Fadia Gaun Lapsi, Godhumai Gothumbu Ari Danchina Kuttida Godhi
C
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Cabbage Bandh gobi Bandha Kopee Bondakobi Patrakobi Pan Kobi Kobi Muttaikosu Muttakose Cabbage,Kosu Kosu
Capsicum/ Bell Pepper Simla Mirch Lanka Kashmiri Jalakia Simla Lanka Bhopli Mirchi Simla Marchan Kuda Milakai Parangi Mulagu Pedda Mirappa Donne Menasinakai
Cardamoms (Brown) Moti elaichi elach (Tamate) Ilachi (Muga) Aleicha Masala Welchi Elcho Elakkai (Pazhuppu) Elakkaya Yalakulu Yalakki
Cardamoms (Green) Choti elaichi Elach (Sobooj) Ilachi (Sevijia) Gujuratie Welchi (Hirvi) Lila Alchi Elakkai (Pachchai) Pach Elakkaya Yalakulu (Pachavi) Yalakki
(Hasuru)
Carrots Gajar Gujar Gajor Gajar Gajar Gajar Carrot Carrot Gajjara Gadda Gajjari
Chickpea Kabuli chane Motor Kalai Saru Buta (Kabuli/big) Kabuli chane Kabuli chana Vellai Kothukadalai Vella Kadala - -
Cinamon Dalchini Daroochini Dalcheni Dalachini Dalchini Tuj Lavangapattai Karuvapatta Dalchina Chekka Dalchini
Cloves Laung Labango Long Labanga Lavanga Laving Kraambu Karayaamboovu; Kaaramb Lavangalu Lavanga
Coconut Nariyal Narcole Narikol Nadia Naral Naliyar Thengai Nalikeram; thenga Kobbari Kaaya Tenginakai
Cornflour Refind makai ka atta Bhoottar Maida Moida Makka Atta Makyache Pith Makai no lot Chola Maavu Cholapodi Mokkajonnalu Pindi Musukinajolada Hittu
D
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Dates Khajur Khejoor Khejur Khajura Khajur Khajur Perichampazham Eathapazham Khajoora Pandu Kharjoora
Drumsticks Sahjan ki phali Sjane Dautta Sajina Sajana Chhuin Shevgyachya Shenga Saragvani Shing Murungaikai Muringakkaya Munagakayalu Nuggekai
Dry Plums Alu bukhara Sookno Kool Sukan Bogori Barakoli Jateeya Phala Alubhukhar Suka Plum Aalpacota Ular Pazham - - -
Dry White Peas Sukhe matar - - - Safed Watane Safed Vatana - - Menthulu -
F
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Fenugreek Seeds Methi Dana Methi Paleng Methi Methi Dane Methi Vendhayam Beans French Chikkudu Menthe
French Beans Pharasbeen French beans Faras Been French beans Farasbi Fansi Beans Veluthuli; Vellulli Vellulli French Beans; Avare
G
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Garlic Lassan Rasoon Naharoo Rasuna Lasun Lasan Ulli Poondu Inchi Allam (Pachchi) Bellulli
Ginger Adrak Ada (Tatka) Ada (Kesa) Ada (Kacha/raw) Aale Adu Inji Inchi Allam(Pachchi) Ashi Shunti
Green Chillies Hari mirch Kancha Lanka Kesa Jalakia Kacha Lanka Maricha Hirvya Mirchya Lila Marcha Pachchai Milagai Pachamulagu Pachchi Mirapakayalu Hasi Menasinakai
Guava Amrud Payara Madhurium Pijuli Peru Jamrukh Koyyapazham Perakkai Jaamapandu Seebe
J
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Jaggery Gur Gur Gur Guda Gul Gol Vellam Sarkara;Vellam Bellam Bella
K
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Kidney Beans Rajma Barbati Beej Markhowa Urahi Baragudi Chhui/ Rajma - - - - - -
L
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Lemon Nimbu Lebu Nemu Lembu Limbu Limbu Elumicham Pazham Cherunaranga Nimma Nimbe
Lettuce Salad ke patte Lettuce Laipaat Lettuce Saladchi panne Lettuce Lettuce Keerai Uvarcheera Lettuce Koora Lettuce Soppu
M
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Mackeral Bangda machhi - - - - - - - - -
Mint leaves Pudina Poodina Pata Podina Podana Patra Pudina Fudino Pudhinaa Pudhinaa Pudhina Koora Pudina Sopu
Mango Powder Amchur Amchur Amor Guri Amchur Aamchur Karono Powder Maangaa Podi Manga Podi Mamidikaya Pudi Mavinakai Pudi
Mustard oil Sarson ka tel Sarsay tel Mitha Tel Sorisha Tela Mohariche Tel Rainu nu tel Kadugu Ennai Kedugenna Avanune Sassive Enne
N
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Nutmeg Zaiphal Jaifall Jaaiphal Jaiphala Jayaphal Jayfal Jaadhikai Jathikka Jaikaaya Jaika
O
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Orange Santra Kamla Leboo Sumothira Kamala Santre Santara Oranju, Kichilipazham Madhura Naranga Kamala Pandu Kittale
P
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Parwal Parwal Patol Patol Potala and also Chhachindra - - - - - -
Parsley Ajmooda ka patta Parsley Sugandhi Lota Balabalua Saga Ajmoda Ajmoda Kothamalu Ilaigal Pole Malleila Pole Kothimeera Jati Koora Kottambari Jothiya Soppu
Peas Matar Motor Motormah Matar Matar Vatana Pattani Pattani Payaru Bathanedu Batani
Peppercorns Kali mirch ke dane Marich Jaluk Golamaricha Kale Miri Mari Milagu Kurumulagu Miriyaalu Menasina Kalu; Karimenasa
Pomegranate seeds Anardana Dareem Bij Dalim Guti Dalimba Manji Dalimbache Dane Dadamna Bee Maadhulai Vidhai Madhala Naranga Kuru Daanimma ginjalu Dalmbo Beeja
Poppy seeds Khuskhus - - - Khas Khas Khaskhas Kasakasaa Kaskas Gasagasaalu Gusagase Beeja
Potatoes Aloo Aloo Aloo Alu Batate Batata Urulaikizhangu Urulakkizhangu Bangaala Dumpa Aalugadde
R
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Raisins Khishmish Khishmish Sukan Angoor Kismis Kismis Lal Draksh Ular Dhraakshai Unakkamunthiri Kismis Pallu Dweepadrakshi
Raw Banana Kachha Kela - - - - - Vazhakai Vazhakai Aratikaya Balle Kaya
Red Chillies Lal mirch Paka Lanka Sukan Jalakia Lal Mirchaya Lal Mirchaya Lal Marcha Milagai Vatral Chuvanna Mulagu Erra Mirapa Kayalu Kempu Menasinakai
Red Pumpkin Bhopla Ronga Koomra Ronga Lao Kakharu Lal Bhopla Maida Kolu Parangikai Chuvappu Mathan Erra Gummadi Kempu Kumbala
Red lentils (Split) Masoor dal Lal Masoor (Bhanga) Masoor Dail (phola) Masura Dali (Phala) Masur Dal Masur Dal Massor Paruppu; Mysore Paruppu Masoor Parippu Missu Pappu Masur Bele
Red gram Arhar dal Arhar dal Rahor Dail Harad Dali Tur Dal Tuver Dal Thuvaram Paruppu Thvara Parippu Kandi Pappu Togri Bele
Refined flour Maida Bisudha Maida Parishodhita Moida Maida Maida Mando Maida Maavu Maida Maida Pindi Maida Hittu
S
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Saffron Kesar - - - Kesar Kesar - - - -
T
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Tamarind Imli Tentool Teteli Tentuli Chincha Amli Puli Puli Chinthapandu Hunase Hannu
Turmeric Haldi Halood Halodhi Haladi Halad Haldar Manjal Manjal Pasupu Arasina
V
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Vermicelli Sevain Simoi Sheoi Simei Shevaya Sev Semiya Semiya Semiya Shavige
Vinegar Sirka Seerka Sirika Vinegar Sirka Sirko Pulikaadi Vinagiri;Surka - -
W
Ingredients Hindi Bengali Assamese Oriya Marathi Gujarati Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada
Walnuts Akhrot Akhrot Akhrot Akhrot Akrod Akhrot Akhrot Akhrot Akhrot Acrota
Whey Paneer ka pani Ghol Ghol Chhena Pani Dahyachi Nivli Dahinu Nitarelu Pani - - - -
Whole dried milk Khoya/Mava Khoyaksheer Khejuri Khoa Khava Mavo Khoa Khoa Khoa Khoa

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