Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Spices

My Pantry (English to Telugu)

Channa dal = Senaga papu
Urad dal = Minna pappu (husk and dehusked ones)
Moong dal = Pesara pappu
Rajma = Rajma
Chick Peas = Senagalu (konni white vuntayi and brown too)
Green Peas = Batani
Red lentils = Yerra pappu
Toor dal = Kandi pappu
Roasted chick peas = Putnalu pappu
Dessicated coconut = Endu kobbari
Red chillies = Endu mirapakayalu
Rice = Ponni rice (I use it for daily cooking)
Basmati = Kohinoor basmati (good for biryani)
Dry Prawns = Endu royyalu
Anchovies = Methadlu
Dry mango pieces = Endu mamidikaya mukkalu (I keep these in pantry for making yummy dal)
Sesame seeds = Tella nuvvulu (indilo black vi koda vuntayi, but for daily cooking use only white ones)
Sago = Saggubiyam (I keep both varieties big and small ones)
Bambino Vermicilli = I stock it up incase, out of tiffins.
Semolina = Upma rawa
Cracked wheat = Godhuma rawa

Spices are given in English Kannada Tamil Telugu, please read in this order.


Aniseed

Saunf

Sombu

Sopu


Asafoetida

Ingu

Perungayam

Inguva


Almonds

Badami

Badam parappu

Badam pappu


Arrowroot

Arrowroot

Koovak kilangu

Pala gadda


Bay leaf

Masala Elay

Punnai Ilai

Masala aku


Black pepper

Kappu Menasu

Milagu

Miriyalu


Cardamom

Elakkai

Yelakkai

Elakayi


Cinnamon

Lavanga Patta

Pattai

Dalchin Chekka


Cloves

Lavanga

Lavangam

Lavangam


Coriander seeds

Dhaniya

Vara kothamali

Daniyalu


Cumin seeds

Jeerige

Jeeragam

Jilakara


Curry leaves

Kari Beevu

Kariveppilai

Karivepaku


Cashewnuts

Jodambe

Mundhiri

Jeedi pappu


Dry ginger

Vonagidha Shunti

Sukku

Sonti

Femmel

Dhodda Jeerige

Perunjeeragam

Pedha jilakara


Fenugreek

Menthi

Vendhayam

Menthulu


Garlic

Bellule

Vellai poondu

Vellulipayalu


Ginger

Shunti

Ingi

Allam


Groundnut (or) Pea nuts

Kadale Kai Beeja

Kadalaikkai (or) Verkkadalai

Veru senaga pappu


Jaggery

Bhella

Vellam

Bellamu


Lemon rind

Nimbe Hottu

Yelumichai Thol

Nimma Tholu


Mace

Japathri

Jadhipathri

Japathri


Mango powder

Mavinakai Podi

Mangai podi

Mavidi podi


Mustard

Saasuve

Kadugu

Avalu


Nutmeg

Jaagi kai

Jadhikkai

Jaagi kayi


Poppy seeds

Gasgase

Kasa kasa

Gasalu


Roasted gram

Huridha Kadale Bele

Porikadalai (or) Pottu kadalai

Putnala pappu


Red chillies

Kempu Menasina kai

Sigappu milagai

Yendumirapakayalu


Raisins

Vonagidhe Dracshi

Ularndha Dhirakshai

Yendu Dhiraksha (or) Kismiss


Rice flakes

Avalakki

Arisi Aval

Atukulu


Sesame seeds

Ellu

Ellu

Nuvvulu


Saffron

Kumkumadha Hoova

Kungumappoo

Kumkuma poovu


Sugar candy

Sakkare Acchu

Kalkandu

Kala kanda (or)Patika bellam


Tamarind

Hanuse Hannu

Puli

Chinta pandu


Turmeric powder

Harshanandha Podi

Manjal podi

Pasupu


Tymol Seeds

Omam

Omam

Vamu

Spice Racks

Frequently asked question, which coffee grinder I use for spice grinding?

I absolutely love this Ken wood coffee grinder, why? I get fine powder out of poppy seeds, what more can you say.

© 2008 by Rajani Rayudu

9 comments:

Sree said...

Cinnamon is called "Dalchin chekka" in telugu

Rajani Rayudu said...

Thanks Sree, bale point out chesaru.

cheers
rajani

jul said...

Hey usefull collection here. I know some words here in english, some in hindi and some in tamil. for tamil english, this collection is great !

Rajani Rayudu said...

Hi Juls,

Thanks for your comments. I am glad you like them.......

cheers
rajani

archana said...

Hey Rajani,
Good collection here.....saffron in called kesari in kannada.....and also cinnamon is called chakke....

Archana.

divya said...

hi

ur spices translation was too gud and useful as i know both telugu and kannada but often get confused with few names as in bangalore they say in some other usage....

can u pls tell me the meanings of these in english....varapindi,telugaapindi...

thanks
Divya

Rajani Rayudu said...

Hi Divya,

Vara pindi means Rice flour. Telaga pindi don't know the english name of sesame seeds residue.

cheers
rajani

Anonymous said...

Hi, tel me the english name of telaga pindi? i mean super markets what they will write on packet? will get in supermarkets

Krishna said...

Telaga Pindi is "powdered Sesame Seed cake" that is left after expressing the oil from seeds.