Indian Herbs, Spices And Ingredients

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 Women selling spices Masala is a word that is often used in an INDIAN kitchen. It is a blend of several spices. Spice is used as a food additive for the purpose of flavoring. Here is a list of some Indian spices, herbs and ingredients both in ENGLISH and HINDI. This will make easier to find the spice you are looking for.

    Allspice (Kebab Cheeni)

    Almonds ( Badaam )

    Aniseed ( Suwa or Shopa )

    Asafoetida ( Hing )                    

    Basil ( Tulsi )

    Basmati Rice ( Basmati Chaaval )

    Bay Leaf ( Tej Patta )

    Bengal Gram (Chana Dall )

    Black Cardamom ( Badi Elaichi )

    Black Cumin Seed (Shahi Jeera )

    Black Gram ( Urad Dall )

    Black Mustard Seeds ( Rai)

    Black Onion seeds ( Kalonji )

    Black Peppercorn ( Kali Mirch )

    Black Raisins ( Sultana )

    Black Salt ( Kala Namak )

    Carom Seeds ( Ajwain )

    Cardamom ( Elaichi )

    Cashew nuts ( Kaju )

    Cinnamon ( Dalchini )

    Clarified butter ( Ghee )

    Cloves ( Lavang )

    Coconut milk ( Narial Ka Doodh )

    Coconut Whole ( Narial )

    Coriander Powder ( Dhania powder )

    Coriander seeds ( Dhania )

    Cumin seeds ( Jeera )

    Curry Leaves ( Kadipatta )

    Dates ( Khajur )

    Desiccated Coconut ( Sukha Narial )

    Edible sliver foil ( Varaq or Chaandi)

    Fennel seeds ( Saunf )

    Fenugreek Leaves - dried ( Kasoori Methi )

    Fenugreek leaves ( Methi Leaves )

    Fenugreek seeds ( Methi seeds )

    Flattened Rice Flakes ( Poha )

    Garlic ( Lahsun )

    Ginger ( Adrak )

    Golden raisins ( Kishmish )

    Gram Flour ( Besan )

    Green Peas ( Mutter )

    Green Cardamom (Elaichi)

    Green Chilies ( Hari Mirch )

    Home made Cheese ( Paneer )

    Jaggery ( Gur, गुड़ )

    Kesar ( Saffron )

    Lemons ( Nimbu )

    Limes ( Nimbu )

    Mint ( Pudina )

    Mustard Oil

    Nutmeg ( Jaiphal )

    Pistachio nuts ( Pista )

    Plain Flour / All Purpose Flour ( Maida )

    Plain yogurt ( Dahi )

    Pomegranate seeds ( Anardana )

    Pomogranate ( Anar)

    Poppy seeds ( Khus Khus)

    Potatoes ( Aloo )

    Pulses : Generic name ( Daal )

    Raw Mango powder ( Aamchur Powder)

    Red chili powder ( Lal Mirchi powder)

    Red Lentils ( Masur daal )

    Red chilies ( Lal Mirchi )

    Red Kidney beans ( Rajmah )

    Rice Flour ( Chawal Ka Aata )

    Rose Water ( Gulab Pani )

    Saffron ( Kesar )

    Salt ( Namak )

    Semolina ( Rawa )

    Sesame seeds (Til )

    Spice Mixture ( Masala )

    Spice Blend ( Garam Masala )

    Spinach ( Palak )

    Star Anise ( Chakra Phool )

    Tamarind ( Imli )

    Turmeric ( Haldi )

    Vinegar ( Sirka )

    Walnuts (Akhrot)

    Wheat Flour (Aata)

    Yellow Lentils ( Toor Dal)

1 comment:

sai krupa said...

It's a nice share regarding the Indian herbs list along with its related terms, It's very reliable to get the awareness about herbs. Thanks for the useful info.