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Thursday, December 25, 2008

Spices

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DRY SPICES
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ASAFOETIDA:

English:Asafoetida
Tamil:Perungayam
Telugu:Inguva/Ingumo
Hindi:Hing
Kannada:Hinger
Malayalam:Kayam
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BAY LEAF:

English:Bay Leaf
Tamil:Brinji Elai
Telugu:Biriyani Aaku
Hindi:Tej/Tuj patta
Kannada:Masala Yele
Malayalam:Karuvaela
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BISHOP'S WEED:

English: Bishops Weed/Thymol seed/Ajowan seed
Tamil: Omam
Telugu: Vamu
Hindi: Ajowan
Kannada: Oma
Malayalam: Omum
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CARDAMOM:

English:Cardamom
Tamil:Yalakkai/Elakkai
Telugu:Yealak-Kayulu/Elakkayi
Hindi:Chhoti Elaichi
Kannada:Yelakki
Malayalam:Elathari
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CARDAMOM BLACK:


English: Black Cardamom
Tamil:Periya Yalam
Telugu:Peddayelaki
Hindi:Bara Elaichi
Kannada:
Malayalam:Perelam
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CINNAMON:

English:Cinnamon
Tamil:Pattai
Telugu:Dalchina chekka
Hindi:Dalchini
Kannada:Dalachini chakka
Malayalam:Patta
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CLOVES:
English:Cloves
Tamil:Kirambu/Lavangam
Telugu:Lavangalu
Hindi:Lung
Kannada:Lavanga
Malayalam:Grambu
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CORIANDER SEED:

English:Coriander Seeds
Tamil:Kothamalli
Telugu:Dhaniyalu
Hindi:Dhania/Dhanya
Kannada:Kothambri/kothamiri bija
Malayalam:Kothumpalari bija
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CUMIN SEED:

English:Cumin Seeds
Tamil:Ziragum/Jeeragam
Telugu:Jidakara/jikaka
Hindi:Jira/Jeera/Zira/Safaid Jeera/Zeera
Kannada:Jeeriege
Malayalam:Jeerakam
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DRY GINGER:

English:Dry ginger
Tamil:Sukku
Telugu:
Hindi:Saunth
Kannada:
Malayalam:
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FENUGREEK SEED:


English:Fenugreek seeds
Tamil:Vendayam/Venthiyam
Telugu:Mentulu/Menthulu
Hindi:Methe
Kannada:Menthya
Malayalam:Ventayan/Uluva
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FENNEL SEED:

English:Fennel Seeds
Tamil:Shombu/Perungeeragam
Telugu:Sopu/Pedda-Jilakara
Hindi:Saunf/Sonp
Kannada:Badi-Sopu
Malayalam:Perum Jeeakam
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MACE:

English: Mace
Tamil: Jathipoo
Telugu: Jajikaya
Hindi: Jaiphal/Kathal
Kannada: Jati phala
Malayalam: Jathipoo
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MUSTARD:

English:Mustard Seeds
Tamil:Kadugo
Telugu:Avalu
Hindi:Rai/Banarasi Rai/Kalee Sarson
Kannada:Sasave
Malayalam:Kaduku
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NUTMEG:

English:Nutmeg
Tamil:Jathikai
Telugu:Jajikai
Hindi:Jaiphal
Kannada:Jayikai
Malayalam:Jathikka
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POPPY SEED:


English:Poppy seeds
Tamil:Kasakasa
Telugu:Kasakasa/Gasagasla/Gasulu
Hindi:Kashash
Kannada:Khasksi
Malayalam:Kashakasha
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PEPPER CORNS:

English:Pepper corns
Tamil:Milagu
Telugu:Miriyala Tige
Hindi:Kali Mirch
Kannada:Kare Menasu
Malayalam:Kurumalaku/Nallamulaku
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RED CHILLY (DRY) :

English: Red Chilly (Dry)
Tamil: Kaancha milagai/ Milagai Vathal/ Sigappu Milagai
Telugu: Mirapakayalu
Hindi: Lal Michi
Kannada: Kempu Menasina kai
Malayalam: Unakka mulaku chuvanna
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SAFFRON:
English:Saffron
Tamil:Kungumapoo
Telugu:
Hindi:Zaffran
Kannada:Kumnkuma Kesari
Malayalam:Kunkumapoove
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SESAME SEED:
English: Sesame / Gingelly seeds
Tamil: Ellu
Telugu: Nuvvulu
Hindi: Til
Kannada: Ellu
Malayalam: Chitelu/ Ellu
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STAR ANISE:


English: Star Anise
Tamil: Anashuppu
Telugu: Anaspuvu
Hindi: Anasphal
Kannada: Hoovu
Malayalam: Takkolam
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SWEET FLAG:
English: Sweet Flag
Tamil: Vashambu
Telugu:Vadaja/Vasa
Hindi: Bach/Gorebach
Kannada: Baje/Bajegda
Malayalam: Veyampe
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TURMERIC :
English: Turmeric
Tamil: Manjal
Telugu: Pasupu
Hindi: Haldi
Kannada: Arishia
Malayalam: Manjal
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FRESH SPICES
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GARLIC:
English: Garlic
Tamil: Vellaippundu
Telugu: Lassun/Leshun
Hindi: Lasun/Lessan/Lahsun
Kannada: Bellulli
Malayalam: Vellulli
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GINGER:
English: Ginger
Tamil: Inji
Telugu: Allamu/Sonthi
Hindi: Adrak
Kannada: Shunti/Ardraka
Malayalam: Inji
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GREEN CHILLY:
Engligh: Green Chilly
Tamil: Pachai Milagai
Telugu: Pachi Mirapakaya
Hindi: Hari mirch
Kanada: Hasiru Menasina kaayi
Malayalam: Pachamulaku
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TAMARIND:

English: Tamarind
Tamil: Puli
Telugu: Chinthappandu/Chinta/Amlika
Hindi: Imli/Amli
Kannada: Amli/Huli
Malayalam: Puli
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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

gr8 job of putting together the list of what is what...! so very useful...!!

keep up the good work...

cheers Sara

Anonymous said...

Hi,
Just wanted to add on to few malayalam names that is missed out... This section is very useful.. You have done a good job

Cardomom - Elakkai
Dried Peas - Pattani Kadala
garbanzo beans/ chick peas - Kadala (White and Brown)
Raw Rice - Pachari
Wheat - Gothambu
Bitter Guard - Pavakka/Kaippakka
Broad Beans - Amara payaru
Elephany Yam - Chena
French Beans - Beans
Mushroom - Koon
Parsnip - Mullangi
Tomato - Thakkali
Cardamom - Elakka
Dry Ginger - Chukku
Ginger - Inji
Green Chilly - Pachamulaku
Tamarind - Vaalan Puli

ansary said...

very much useful ... images wid de names in different languages...

sobana moorthi said...

it is very very useful for me to know the tamil names for the spices with images..!!
I want you to please find the tamil names for some more special items!!!
thank youuuuuuuuuu!!!

Clark Ruth said...

Thanks on this list

Now I know the other names for Turmeric

Sai Sudarsanam, New Delhi said...

Excellent work. Pl keep it up and improve.