Indonesian Ingredients Glossary

Some More Translations Below This Table

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 Almond  Badam  Badam  Badam    Badam  Badam  Badam  Badam  Badam
 Asafoetida  Hing  Inguva  Perungayam  Hingu  Perungayam  Hing  Hing  Hing  Hing
 Barley  Jau  Barli biyyam  Barli arisi  Barli  Yavam  Jau  Job  Jau  Jau
 Beetroot    Beetroot              
 Bengal gram (Flour)  Besan  Senaga pindi  Kadalai mavu  Kadale hittu  Kadala mavu  Besan  Beshun  Besan  Besan
 Bengal gram (Split)  Chana dal  Senga pappu  Kadalai parippu  Kadale bele  Kadala parippu  Harbar dal  Cholar dal  Chana dal  Chane ki dal
 Bengal gram (Whole)  Chana  Senagulu  Kothu kadalai  Kadale  Kadala  Harbara  Chola  Chana  Chana sabut
 Black gram (Split)  Urad dal  Minappa pappu  Uluthem parippu  Udina bele  Uzhunnu parippu  Uddachi dal  Mashkalar dal  Alad  Maash ki dal
 Buckwheat  Kootu    Kotu    Kootu  Kuttu  Titaphapur    Gehoon ka bhoosa
 Cardamom  Elaychi  Ellakai  Ellakai  Yellakai  Elathari  Veldola  Elaichi  Elaychi  Elichi
 Carrot    Carrot              
 Cashewnut  Kaju  Jeedi pappu  Mundiri parippu  Geru beena  Parangi yandi  Kaju  Hijlibadam  Kaju  Kaju
 Chilli  Mirch  Mirapakaya  Milagai  Menasinakayi  Molaku  Mirchi  Lanka  Marchu  Mirch
 Cloves  Lavang  Lavangalu  Krambu  Lavanga  Krambu  Lavang  Labango  Lavang  Loung
 Coconut  Nariyal  Kobbari  Thenga  Thenginkai  Thenga  Naral  Narkel  Nariyal  Nariyal
 Coriander  Dhania  Dhaniyalu  Kothamalli  Korthambari  Kothamalli  Dhane  Dhone  Dhania  Dhania
 Cumin  Zira  Jeelakarra  Jeeragam  Jeerage  Jeerakam  Jira  Jire  Jiru  Zeera
 Fennel  Saunf  Sompu      Perum Jeerakam  Sheopa      Saunf
 Fenugreek  Methi  Menthulu  Venthiyam  Menthe  Uluva  Methi  Methi  Methi  Methi
 Garlic  Lessan  Velluli  Poondu  Belluli  Velluli  Lasoon  Roshun  Lasan  Lehsan
 Gingelly  Til  Nuvvulu  Ellu  Acchellu  Ellu  Til  Til  Tal  Til
 Ginger  Adrak  Allum  Inji  Shunti  Inji  Ale  Ada  Adu  Adrak
 Green gram (Split)  Moong dal  Pesara pappu  Payathum parippu  Hesara bele  Cherupayar parippu  Mugachi dal  Moong dal  Moong dal  Mung dal
 Green gram (Whole)  Moong  Pesalu  Pasipayar  Hesarekalu  Cherupayar  Moong  Muger dal  Mug  Sabut moong
 Groundnut  Moong phalli  Verusenagakaya  Nillakadalai  Kadalekayi  Nilakadala  Bhui moong  China moong  China moong  Moong phalli
 Lentil  Masur dal  Misur pappu  Masore parippu  Masur bele  Masur parippu  Masurdal  Mashroori dal  Masur dal  Masoor ki dal
 Linseed  Alsi  Avise ginjalu  Alivirai    Cheruchana vithu  Juwas  Tishi  Alsi  Alsi
 Mace  Javithri  Jayapathri  Jathipatri    Jathipatri  Jayapatri  Jayitri  Jaypatri  Jotri
 Maize  Makkai  Mokka jonnalu  Makka cholam  Kempu jola  cholam  Maka  Bhutta  Makai  Makai
 Millet  Bajra  Sajjalu  Kambu  Sajje  Kamboo  Bajri  Bajra  Bajri  Bajra
 Milo  Juar  Jonnalu  Cholam  Jola  Cholam  Jwari  Juar  Juwar  Juari
 Mustard  Rai  Avalu  Kadugu  Sasuve  Kadugu  Mohori  Sorse  Rai  Rai
 Nutmeg  Jaiphal  Jajikayi  Jathikkai  Jaijkayi  Jathikka  Jaiphal  Jaiphal  Jaiphal  Jaiphal
 Onion (Small)  Pyaz  Ullipaaya              
 Oregano  Ajwain  Vamu  Omum  Onia  Ayamodak  Onva  Joan    Ajwain
 Pepper  Kali mirch  Mirriyalu  Milagu  Karimenasu  Kurumulagu  Mire  Golmorich  Mari  Kali mirchi
 Pistachio  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista  Pista
 Potato  Aloo  Aloo              
 Radish                  
 Ragi  Mundal  Ragulu  Kizhvaragu  Ragi  Muthari  Nachni  Madua  Ragi  Ragi
 Rice (Parboiled)  Usna chawal  Uppudu biyyam  Puzhungal arisi  Kusubalakki  Puzhangalari  Ukda tandool  Siddha chowl  Ukra chawl  Ubla hua chawal
 Rice (Raw)  Arwa chawal  Biyyam  Pacharisi  Akki  Pachari  Tandool  Atap chaal  Chokha chawal  Chawal
 Safflower  Kardi  Kusuma ginzalu              Karar
 Semolina  Sooji  Rawa  Ravai  Rawa  Rawa  Rawa  Sooji  Rawa  Sooji
 Soyabean  Bhatmas              Garikalai  Soya ki binje
 Split gram  Tuwar dal  Kandi pappu  Tuvaram parippu  Thugar bele  Thuvara parippu  Tur dal  Arhar dal  Tuverni dal  Arhar
 Sunflower  Suriamukhi  Poduthiru ginzalu  Suryakanthi    Suryakanthi  Suryamuki  Surajmuki  Suryakanti  Suraj mukhi
 Tamarind  Imli  Chinthapandu  Puli  Hunise  Puli  Chinch  Tetul  Amli  Imli
 Turmeric  Haldi  Pasupu  Manjal  Anashina  Manjal  Halad  Holud  Haldhar  Haldi
 Walnut  Akhrot  Nattua krot vitthu  Nattua krot kottai    Akrothandi  Akrod  Akrot    Akrot
 Wheat  Gehun  Godhumalu  Godumai  Godhi  Gothambu  Gahu  Gom  Ghau  Gehoon
 Wheat flour  Atta  Godhuma pindi  Godumai mavu  Godhi hittu  Gothambu mavu  Kaneek  Atta  Ato  Gehoon ka atta
 Wheat flour (Refined)  Maida  Maida pindi  Maida mavu  Godhi hittu  Maidamavu  Maida  Maida  Maida  Mai

Some more common words related to food in Hindi (and several of the other North Indian languages) are translated here.

A  
Aadu Peach
Aam Mango
Aamchur Dried mango powder
Achar Pickles
Adrak Ginger
Ajwain Oregano
Akhrot Walnuts
Aloo Potato
Ananas Pineapple
Anar Pomegranate
Anardana Pomegranate seeds
Angoor Grapes
Atta Whole corn flour (see also maida)
B  
Badam Almonds
Baigan/baingan Aubergine, Egg Plant
Bandh gobhi Cabbage (see also Phool gobhi and gobhi)
Besan Chick pea flour
Bhajee Vegetable
Bheja Brain
Bhindi Okra (Lady’s fingers)
C  
Chana Chick peas, gram (see also Kabuli chana)
Chana dal Split chick peas
Chatni  
Chawal Rice (generic)
Chowli/lobia Black-eyed beans
Chhilka Rind (generic)
Chini/shakkar Sugar
D  
Dahi Yoghurt
Dal/dhal Pulses
Darchini Cinnamon
Dhania Coriander
Doodh Milk
E  
Elaichi/ilaichi Cardamom
G  
Gajar Carrot
Garam Masala a blend of cumin, pepper, cloves and cardamom
Gehun Wheat (so gehun ka atta)
Ghee Clarified butter (without milk solids)
Ghia/lauki A variety of north Indian gourd
Gobhi/gobi Cabbage or cauliflower (see also Bandh gobhi and Phool gobhi)
Gosht Meat (generic; specific meats are called after the animal)
Gulab Rose
Gulab jal Rose water
Gur Jaggery (raw cane sugar)
Gurda Kidney
H  
Haldi Turmeric
Hara dhania Coriander leaves (see also dhania)
Hara piaz Spring onion (see also piaz/pyaz)
Heeng Asafoetida
I  
Ilaichi/elaichi Cardamom
Imli Tamarind
J  
Jaiphal/zaiphal Nutmeg
Javitri Mace
Jeera Cumin
K  
Kabab Any of a variety of meatballs made of keema
Kabuli chana White gram (see also chana)
Kaddu Pumpkin (see also lauki, ghia)
Kaju Cashew nuts
Kakari Cucumber
Kaleja Liver
Kali mirch Pepper
Karhai A hemispherical frying pan, used for deep frying
Kathal Jackfruit
Keema/kheema Minced meat (usually mutton)
Kela Banana
Kesar/kesari/zafran Saffron (stigma of the crocus flower)
Khajur Dates
Khas khas/khus khus Poppy seeds
Kheera Cucumbers
Khopra/Nariyal Coconut
Kismis Raisins (see also munakka)
Kofta Meatballs or vegetables shaped into a ball before cooking
Kumbhi Mushroom
L  
Lahsun Garlic
Lauki/ghia A variety of north Indian gourd
Lavang/laung Cloves
Lobia/chowli Black-eyed beans
M  
Maida Flour
Makai Corn
Makhan/Makkhan Butter
Masoor (dal) Red lentils
Masala Spices (generic)
Matar Peas
Methi Fenugreek
Mirchi Chilis
Mooli Radish
Moong Mung beans
Moongphali Ground nuts
Munakka Sultanas or large raisins (also bara kismis; see kismis)
Murg Chicken
N  
Namak/nimak Salt
Nariyal/khopra Coconut
Nimbu Lemon
P  
Palak Spinach (also sag)
Paneer Cottage cheese, fromage blanc
Papar Papadom
Papita Papaya
Phool Gobhi Cauliflower (see also Bandh gobhi and gobhi)
Piaz/pyaz Onions
Pista Pistachio
Pudina Mint
R  
Raai Mustard seeds (see also sarson)
Raan Leg of mutton
Rajma Red Kidney beans
Raita Yoghurt with salads, nuts or other garnish, used as an accompaniment to meals
Rawa/sooji Semolina
Roti Bread (generic)
S  
Sag Greens (generic, so sarson ka sag etc)
Sarson Mustard (see also raai)
Saunf Fennel
Seekh Skewer (so seekh kabab)
Sev Apple
Shakahari Vegetarian
Shakarkand Sweet potatoes
Shakkar/chini Sugar
Shalgam Turnip
Shorba Soup, gravy
Simla mirch Capsicum
Singhara Water chestnuts
Sonth Dried ginger
Sooji/rawa Semolina
Suwa Dill
T  
Tamatar Tomato
Tandoor An oven of baked mud, from north India (so tandoori roti, tandoori murg)
Tawa Griddle
Tej Patta Bay leaf
Tel Oil (generic, so sarson ka tel, moongphali ka tel etc.)
Til Sesame
Toor/toovar Pigeon-peas
Z  
Zafran/kesar/kesari Saffron (stigma of the crocus flower)
Zaiphal/jaiphal Nutmeg
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