Glossary

Translation of items and terms used

Terms

Kannada English Hindi
OogarNe Seasoning taDka
Saaru - Rasam
HuLi - Sambar
Palya Vegetable side dish Sabji
Gojju Vegetable with gravy Sabji

Grains & grams

Kannada English Hindi
beLLe Split gram daal
akki rice(raw) chaval
boiled akki boiled rice
KaaLu Whole gram
Anna (cooked rice) / Akki Rice Chaval
Shamige Vermicille Semiya
Ingu Asafoetida Hing
KaDLekai beeja Groundnut Moongphali
togari belle toor dhal (red gram dhal) toor dhal
uddina belle black gram dhal urad dhal
kadale belle bengal gram dhal channa dhal
hesaru belle green gram dhal moong dhal
hurali kallu horse gram kuthlee
batani peas mattar
godi wheat ghehu
mysore belle lentil masoor dhal
sakkare sugar chinni
ragi ragi ragi
mekkejola jowar jowar
godi hittu wheat flour atta
akki hittu rice flour chaval ka atta
kadale hittu gram flour besan
ravae rava soojii
chiroti ravae fine rava fine sooji
avallakki beaten rice(rice flakes) choda (chivda)
hurigadale roasted gram channa
jola corn makai
rajma dry red beans rajma
kadale kallu white gram channa
alasandae kallu cow gram lobiya
hesaru kallu whole green gram sabut moong
bili alsandae kallu white kidney beans chowly
jolada hittu corn flour makai ka atta
kadale hittu gram flour besan
maida plain (all purpose)flour maida
sabbakki sago sabudhana

Spices

Kannada English Hindi
Lavanga Cloves Lavang
Kotambri beeja Corriander seeds Dhania
Sasve Mustard seeds Sarson
Jeerige Cumin seeds Jeera
arishina Turmeric powder Haldi
Menthya Fenugreek Methi seeds
ShunTi Ginger Adarak
BeLulli Garlic Lahsun
Palav leaves Bay leaves Tej patta
Bella Jaggery Gud
Gasgase Poppy seeds Khus-khus
menasina kayi red chilles lal mirch
sompu ani seeds saunf
menasu pepper corns kali mirch
ingu asafoteida hing
ellakki cardamom elachi
chakkke cinnamon dalchini
japathre mace javithri
jayikayi nutmeg jaiphal
drakshi raisins kishmis
godambi cashew nuts kaju
badami almonds badam
kesari saffron kesar
acroot walnut acroot
karjura dates gajar
ona shunti dry ginger sonth
kallu sakkare sugar candy misri

Miscellaneous

uppu salt namak
hunase hannu tamarind imli
ellu til seeds(sesame seeds) til
sabbakki sago rice sabodana
aloo geddae potato aloo
bennae butter makkan
tuppa ghee ghee
uppina kayi pickle achaar
jenu tuppa honey shahad
haalu milk dudh
ennae oil thael
mosaru curd dahi
majjigae butter milk matta
kobbari dry coconut copra
kari bevina soppu curry leaves kadi patta
om kallu tymol seeds ajwain
amchur powder mango powder amchur

Vegetables and fruits

Kannada English Hindi
tulasi basil thulasi
hagala kayi bitter gourd karela
Badnekai Brinjal/eggplant Baigan
thenginaKaai coconut nariyal
Moolangi Radish Mooli
AvarekaLu Indian beans
Soppu Greens Saag sabji
Palak Spinach Palak
batani green peas mattar
BeNdekai Okra/ ladies finger Bhindi
boodhkumbala kayi ash gourd peta
beet root beet root chuquander
hagala kayi bitter gourd karela
dodda menasina kayi simla mirch capsicum
kosu gedde cabbage bandh gobi
ho kosu cauli flower phool gobi
carrot carrot gajjar
kothambarisoppu corriander leaves hara dhania
sowthekayi cucumber kakri
nugge kayi drum stick
menthya soppu fenugreek leaves methi ka patta
pudina soppu mint leaves hara poodina
hurali kayi beans beans
nimbae hannu lemon fruit nimbu
irulli onion pyaz
aloogede potatoes aloo
sihikumbalakayi pumpkin kaddu
ballekayi raw banana hara kela
padavala kayi snake gourd chichinda
sorae kayi ridge gourd torai
sihi genasu sweet potato sakkar kandh
maragenasu tapioca tapioca
tomato tomato tamatar
chapparadavare green beans(field beans) papdi
balle dindu plantain stem kele ka dhana
balle hoovu plantain flower kele ka phool

fruits

Kannada English Hindi
nelli kayi goose berries amla
drakshi grapes angur
sebae hannu guava amruth
nerale hannu jambu fruit jamun
seetha phala custard apple sherba
anjura figs anjur
halasina hannu jack fruit kathal
mavina hannu mango fruit aam
kitthalle hannu orange santhra (narangi)
parangi hannu pappaya fruit papitha
anannas pineapple anannas
bale hannu banana kela
dalimbae hannu pommegranate anar
sapota hannu sappotta chiku
belada hannu wood apple bhel
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