Regional Glossary

Regional Glossary

The following are the varieties of vegetables that we carry with their names in English, and their equivalent regional names.

 

English Hindi Marathi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
GOURDS
Bottle gourd Doodhi,lauki,ghiya Dudhi Dudhi   sorE kaayi  ಸೋರೆಕಾಯಿ Aanapakaya, Sorakaya Suraikai  Lau Charanga,churaykka 
Bitter gourd Karela Karle Karela   haagalakaayi ಹಾಗಲಕಾಯಿ Kakarakaaya Pavakai Karllo Pavakka
Ash gourd Petha,Kashi Phal Kohala Kohola boodu-kumbaLakaayi Boodidigummidikaya Vellai Pusinikai Chalkumara Kumbalanga,Elavan
Snake gourd Chachinda Padval Padavali  paDavalakaayi ಪಡವಲಕಾಯಿ Lingapotla, Potla Pudal Chichinga Padavalanga
Ridge gourd Turiya Dodke Turia Heerekai Beera kaya Pirkkankai  Jhinga Peechinga
 
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Eggplant
Baingan Vangi Ringna   badane kaayi  ಬದನೇಕಾಯಿ Vankaya Kathirikai Begun Vazhuthananga
 

English Hindi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Cantaloupe Kharbooja Kharbooja karbuja haNNu Kirnikayi Kirinipala ‘Footi’ or Khormuj. Thalkumbalam
 
English Hindi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Carrot Gajjar Gajar gajjari ಗಜ್ಜರಿ Gajjara Gadda Carrot Gajar Carrot

 

English Hindi Marathi Gujarati Kannada  Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Hyacinth Beans Val, Sem   Ghewda
 
Papdi dhoda hurule kai, avarekaaLu ಹುರಳೀಕಾಯಿ Chikkudu,  Anumulu Avarai, Motchai Rajashimbi Amara
Gawar Beans Guar-ki-phalli Gavaar Govar chavaLi-kaayi Matti kayalu Kothavara Jhar Sim Achinga

 

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Cucumber Kakdi, kheera Kaakdi Kakadi sowthe kai Dosakaaya Vellarikkai Sasha Vellarikka
 

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Okra Bhindi Bhendi Bhinda bendekai  ಬೆಂಡೇಕಾಯಿ Bendakaaya Vendakkai Dherash Vendeka

 

Peppers Hindi Marathi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Bell Peppers Simla Mirch Bhopli Mirchi, Dhobali   doNNe meNasina kaayi  ದೊಣ್ಣೆ ಮೆಣಸಿನಕಾಯಿ Bengulooru Mirchi Kodimilagai   Capsicum
Hot Peppers - Chillies Harimirch Mirchi Marchu hasiru meNasina kaayi  ಹಸಿರು ಮೆಣಸಿನಕಾಯಿ Mirapakaya Pachamulagai Lanka Pachamulag
 
GREENS
English Hindi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Amaranth Chaulai sag,ram dana, lal sag Thandaljo, Dadho Dantina Soppu Totakoora Thandukeerai Notya Cheera

 

English Telugu Tamil Kannada Konkani Bengali Marathi Oriya Malayalam
Malabar Spinach Bachali kura బచ్చలి arai keerai, siru keerai, Mulaikeerai, pasalai keerai.ி Basale soppu Vaali, Valchi bhaji pui shaak Mayalu मायाळू Poi saga Vashala cheera, Vallicheera
English Hindi Oriya Marathi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Red Sorrel, Red Roselle Ambad bhaji, Pitwa Nalite saga Ambada Ambadi punDi soppu Gongoora Pulicha keerai Mestapat Gongura El

 

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Drumstick Sajan (सहजन) Shevgyachya Shenga Saragwaani, Shing, Saragwo Nunge Kai  ನುಗ್ಗೆ ಕಾಯಿ Mulaga kaya,Mulakada Murungakkai Dnata Muringakka
Herbs & Spices
English Hindi Gujarati Kannada Telugu Tamil Bengali Malayalam
Holy Basil Tulsi (तुलसी) Sabje Tulasi ತುಳಸಿ Thulasi Thulasi Babui tulsi, Kalotulsi Trittavu,Sivatulasi
Nigella Kalonji Kalonji

Nigella bījagaḷu ನಿಗೆಲ್ಲ ಬೀಜಗಳು

 

Nalla vittanālu  నల్ల విత్తనాలు

 

Karun jiragam Kalonji Karun jiragam
Coriander Dhania, Hara dhania Dhane, Dhana, Kothmir (herb)   Kothambari Beeja Dhaniyalu Kothamalli Dhoney Kottamalli   
Cumin Jeera, Safaid jeera Jiru Jeerige Jeelakarra Jiragam Jeerae Jirakam
Sesame Til, Gingelly Mittho-tel, Tal Ellu Nuvvulu Ellu, Yellu Til Chitelu, Ellu
Fennel Saunf Wariari

Phennel ಫೆನ್ನೆಲ್

 

Sompu Soambu Mouri Perumjeerakam
Curry leaf Kari Patha Mitho Limdo Karibevu  ಕರಿಬೇವು Dhraksha Kariveppalai Curry Patta Kariveppala, Veppala
Fenugreek Methi Methro, Methini Mentyada Menthulu Venthiyam Methi Uluva