Thursday, 16 August 2012

Indian Spices list :Translated english to marathi ,hindi names

Indian spices include a variety of spices that are grown across the Indian subcontinent (South Asia). Spices are typically heated in a pan with ghee or cooking oil before being added to a dish. Lighter spices are added last, and spices with strong flavor should be added first.




These spices come from different parts of plants. Flowers, seeds, leaves, stems, fruits etc. The spices include barks such as cinnamon, leaves such as bay leaf, curry leaf, flowers such as star anise etc.

Glossary of some commonly used Indian Spices is presented here. spices listed here in indian languages such as hindi, marathi,  along with English. First word is the english name of spice followed by hindi name & last one is corresponding marathi name.This post will be useful while cooking if you have any doubts regarding marathi & hindi names of the spices



        English Name - Hindi name - Marathi name   
  1. Asafoetida     -    Hing  -        Hing
  2. Bay leaf / bay leaves   - Tej patta     -  Tamal patri
  3. Carom seed.,Substitution: Thyme  -   Ajwain -  Ova
  4. Anise,anise seed, aniseed, Sweet Cumin  -  Saunf    -   Badishep, shepa
  5. Black Cumin -  Kala jeera, shah jeera -  shahjeere 
  6. Black Pepper -   Kali mirch   -   Kali miri, kale mire
  7. Caraway Seed  -  shahjeera -   shahjeera 
  8. Cardamom -  Choti Elaichi     -Veldoda,veldode
  9. Black Cardamom    - Badi Elaichi, moti elaichi     -  Masala Veldoda, veldode
  10. Celery   -     Ajmod,Shalari, Ajmud, Randhuni      -    Ajmoda 
  11. Chile Pepper - green        -  Hari  Mirch         -    Hirvi mirchi
  12. Chile Pepper - red         -     Lal Mirch              -  Lal mirchi
  13. Cinnamon     -  Dalchini          - Dalchini Dalchini,
  14. Clove               -    Lavang, Laung        -  Lavang Lavanga
  15. Coriander,Cilantro, Chinese parsley plant, Japanese Parsley  fresh  -   Hara Dhania           -Hirvi Kothimbir
  16. Coriander seeds,Cilantro, Chinese/Japanese Parsley - Seeds   -         Dhania     -    Dhane
  17. Cumin,sweet cumin          - Jira, Zira      -  Jire
  18. Curry leaf            - , kari patta curry patta -          kadi patta  , Kadhi patta,Kadhi limb
  19. Dill,Dill Seed        - Savaa / Soa              -   Shepu
  20. Fennel,Large Fennel, Large Cumin, Sweet Fennel, Common Fennel                      -  saunf              -shepa, badishope
  21. Fenugreek,Fenugreek seeds -  Methidana        -Methi
  22. Garlic Lassan,        -Lahasan            - Lasun
  23. Ginger -      fresh Adrak -        Ale /ala
  24. Ginger - dried      - saunth -          sunth
  25. Licorice,Sweetroot, Liquorice, Licorice Root     - mulethi  -  Jeshthamadh
  26. Mace      -  javitri            -    jaypatri javitri
  27. Mustard         -   rai,sarso            -mohari
  28. Nutmeg      -  jaiphal        -   jaiphal
  29. Onion seed,nigella,Wild Onion seeds              -     Kalonji  
  30. Poppy seeds              -Khaskhas               -Khaskhas
  31. Saffron              - Kesar, jaffaran, zaffaran         -Keshar
  32. Star Anise                  -  Badal Phool/Ananasphal / chakra phool            -Chakra phool 
  33. Tamarind                - Imli                  - Chinch
  34. Turmeric                    - Haldi                   - Halad
  35. Indian Gooseberry     -  Amla            -  Awla ,awala
  36. Dried Mango powder. Also called Khatai. Substitution: Citric Acid    - Amchoor  -  Amchur
  37. Black Rock salt, Also called Sanchal    - Kala Namak  -   Kala meeth
  38. Garcinia indica     -     Kokum      - Kokum
  39. Kewra Screwpine Essence            -    Kewra          -     Kewda
  40. Dried Fenugreek Leaves  - Kasuri methi     - Kasoori methi
  41. Mint leaves ,pepper mint leaves     - pudina    -  pudina
  42. Salt     - namak  -  meeth ,mith
  43. Holy Basil, Substitution: Sweet Basil   -  Tulsi  - Tulas
  44. Fresh Lime. In India Lime is also called as lemon  - Nimbu (nimboo )   - Limbu
  45. Stone flower    -    Pathar Ka Phool  -   Dagad phool
  46. Iron wood,Mesua ferrea,Cobra saffron         -   Nag kesar     -  Nagkeshar,nagchampa


4 comments:

  1. can you plz include milk and milk products in hindi and marathi

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  2. hi would surely include pls mail me the list of milk products for which you want translation in marathi & hindi so that i can include in detail

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  3. I want to know English names for "Baadyan", "Khada Hinga" and "Halkunda". Looking for these ingredients for Garam masala recipe. I ll be thankful for any help from your side.

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  4. BAADYAN - STAR ANISE OR CHAKRA PHOOL

    KHADA HING - ASAFOETIDA BLOCKS /WHOLE ASAFOETIDA /Pure Raw Hing

    HALKUNDA - WHOLE TURMERIC

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