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Glossary Of Pulses:

English Name Indian / Hindi Name

Beaten Rice Poha

Bengal Gram Chana

Black Gram Sabut Urad Dal / Kaali Dal

Black Eyed Beans Chawli / Lobhia

Broken Wheat Dalia

Chickpeas (brown) Chana

Chickpeas (green) Cholia / Hara Chana

Chickpeas (white) Kabuli Chana

Gram Flour Besan / Chane Ka Atta

Green Gram Moong

Horse Gram Kulthi

Maize Flour Makai Ka Atta

Puffed Rice Kurmura

Red Kidney Beans Rajma

Red Lentil Masoor

Refined Flour Maida

Rice Chawal

Semolina Rava / Suji

Split Bengal Gram Chana Dal

Split Black Gram Urad Dal / Kaali Dal

Split Green Gram Moong Dal

Split Red Gram Tuvar Dal / Arhar Dal

Split Red Lentil Masoor Dal

Wheat Gehun

Wheat Flour Gehun Ka Atta

Indian Names For Spices, Fruits, Dairy Products and Their Categories:

Common Indian Names English Names Category

Adrak / Sonth Ginger Spices

Ajwain Carom Seeds / Thyme Spices

Amchoor Dried Mango Powder Masala

Anaar Dana (Powder) Pomegranate Seeds (Dried) Masala

Angoor Grapes Fruit

Atta Wheat Flour Flour


Badam Almond Dry Fruit

Besan Gram Flour Flour

Bhutta Corn Cobs Vegetable

Chana Bengal Gram Pulses

Chana Dal Gram Dal Pulses

Chikoo Sapota Fruit

Chhuara Dates (Dried) Dry Fruit

Dahi Curd Dairy Product

Dalchini Cinnamon Spices

Dhania Patta Coriander Leaves Vegetable

Dhania Powder Coriander Powder Masala

Elaichi (Chhoti) Green Cardamom Spices

Elaichi (Moti) Brown Cardamom Spices

Ghee Clarified Butter Dairy Product

Hari Mirch Green Chilly Vegetable

Hing Asafetida Spices

Imli Tamarind General

Jaiphal Nutmeg Seeds

Javitri Mace Spices

Jeera Cumin Seed Seeds

Kaju Cashew Nut Dry Fruit

Kala Jeera / Black Cumin Seeds Caraway Seeds Seeds

Kala Namak Rock Salt Masala

Kali Mirch Black Pepper Spices

Kari Patta Curry Leaves Herb

Kheera Cucumber Vegetable

Khoya, Mawa Dried Whole Milk/Thickened Milk Dairy Product

Kishmish Currants Dry Fruit

Lasan / Lahsun Garlic Spices

Laung Clove Spices

Maida Fine Wheat Flour Cereal

Malai Cream Milk Fat

Mattha (Chhaach) Butter Milk Dairy Product

Methi Fenugreek Seeds Seeds

Mirch Chilly Vegetable

Moong Fali Groundnut Dry Fruits


Nimboo ka Sat Citric Acid Acid

Paneer Cottage Cheese Dairy Product

Patta Gobi Cabbage Vegetable

Paav / Pav / Pao Bun Cereal

Phitkari Alum General

Phool Gobi Cauliflower Vegetable

Poha, Chiwda Flaked, Beaten rice Cereal

Pudina Leaves Mint Leaves Vegetables

Raai / Raee Mustard Seeds (Small) Spices

Saboodana / Sabudana Sago General

Sarson Mustard Seeds (Moti) Spices

Saunf Aniseed Seeds

Shimla Mirch Capsicum Vegetable

Tadka Seasoning Cooking Process

Tej Patta Bay Leaf Herb

Urad Dal Horse Bean Pulses