Glossary: Spices, Nuts & Condiments

Spices, Nuts & Other Condiments

English Name

Hindi Name

Almonds

Badam

Aniseed

Saunf

Asafoetida

Hing

Bay Leaves

Tej Patta

Black Cardamom

Badi Elaichi

Black Salt

Kala Namak

Butter

Makhan

Caraway Seeds

Shahi Zeera

Carom Seeds

Ajwain

Castor Sugar

Pisi chini

Cinnamon

Dalchini

Clarified Butter

Ghee

Cloves

Laung

Corriander Powder

Dhania Powder

Cream

Malai

Cumin Seeds

Zeera

Curd/ Yogurt

Dahi

Curry Leaves

Curry Patta

Dry Ginger Powder

Saunth Powder

Dry Mango Powder

Amchur

Dry Red Chillies

Saboot Lal Mirch

Fennel

Saunf

Fenugreek Seeds

Methi Dana

Full Cream Milk

Malai Wala Doodh

Green Cardamoms

Choti Elaichi

Green Chillies

Hari Mirch

Jaggery

Gur

Mace

Javitri

Mustard Seeds

Sarson/ Rai

Nigella

KalongiĀ 

Nutmeg

Jaiphal

Oil

Tel

Onion Seeds

Kalongi/ Chirongi/ Chiroli

Peanuts

Mungphali

Peppercorn

Saboot Kali Mirch

Pistachios

Pista

Raisins

Kishmish

Rock Salt

Senda Namak

Saffron

Kesar/ Zaffran

Salt

Namak

Sesame Seeds

Til

Soda-bi-carb/ Bicarbonate Soda

Meetha Soda

Sugar

Chini

Thymol Seeds

Ajwain

Walnuts

Akhrot

Watermelon seeds/ pumpkin seeds

Magaz

White Butter

Safed Makhan

White Poppy Seeds

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