Glossary

Glossary

Glossary of Pulses:

English Name – Indian/Hindi name

  • Beaten rice – Poha, Chiwda
  • Bengal gram – Chana
  • Black gram sabut – Urad dal/ kaali dal
  • Red Gram – Tuvar
  • Green Gram – Moong
  • Horse Gram – Kulthi
  • Chickpeas (brown) – Chana
  • Chickpeas (green) – Cholia/ Hara chana
  • Chickpeas (White) – Kabuli chana
  • Gram flour – Besan / Chane ka atta
  • Puffed rice – Murmura
  • Red Kidney Beans – Rajma
  • Red Lentil – Masoor
  • Rice – Chawal
  • Semolina – Rava / Sujji
  • Wheat – Gehun

English Names – Common Indian Names –

  • Ginger – Adrak / Sonth
  • Carom seeds / Thyme – Ajwain
  • Dried Mango powder – Amchur
  • Pomegranate Seeds – Anar Dana
  • Corn Cobs – Bhutta
  • Cinnamon – Dalchini
  • Coriander leaves – Dhaniya patta
  •  Cardamom – Elaichi
  • Clarified Butter – Ghee
  • Asfoetida – Hing
  • Cumin Seeds – Jeera
  • Rock Salt – Kala namak
  • Black pepper – Kali mirchi
  • Curry leaves- Kari patta
  • Cucumber – Kheera
  • Clove – Laung
  • Fenugreek Seeds – Methi dana
  • Cottage Cheese – Paneer
  • Citric Acid – Nimbu ka satwa
  • Mint leaves – Pudina
  • Groundnut – Mungphali
  • Mustard seeds – Rai
  • Sago – Sabudana
  • Aniseed Fennel – Saunf
  • Seasoning – Tadka

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