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 Dry Fruits/ Nuts

 

 

Akroot

Walnuts

Akroot

Badam Pappu

Almonds

Badaam

Chaara Pappu

Charonji

Chironji

Jeedi Pappu

Cahew Nuts

Kaju

Kharjura Pallu

Dates

Khajur

Kismis, Yendu Draksha

Raisins

Kismis

Pista pappu

Pistachios

Pista

Verusenaga

Ground Nut, Peanut

Mung Phali

 

 

 

 Provision Items

 

 

Aavaalu

Mustard Seeds

Rai

Atimadhuramu

Liquorice

Mulethi

Atukulu

Pressed Rice, Rice Flakes

Poha

Barley

Barley

Jaun

Bellam

Jaggery

Gud

Biyyam

Rice

Chawal

Biyyam Pindi

Rice Flour

Chawal Ka Atta

Biyyapu Rawa

Cracked Rice

Chawal Suji

Bobbarlu

White Kidney Beans, Cow Peas

Lobia

Bombayi Rawa

Semolina

Suji

Chintapandu

Tamarind

Imli

DalchinaChekka

Cinnamon

Dalchini

Danimma Ginjalu

Pomegranate Seeds

Anar Dana

Dhaniyalu

Coriander Seeds

Sukha Dhania

Gasagasalu

Poppy Seeds

Khus Khus

Godhuma Rawa

Cracked Wheat

Dhalia

Godhumalu

Wheat

Gehun

GodhumaPindi

Wheat Flour

Atta

Gummadi Ginjalu

Watermelon Seeds

Charmagaz, Tarbooj ke beej

Idli Rawa

Cracked Boiled Rice

Idli Rawa

Ingua

Asafoetida

Hing

Jaajikaya

Nutmeg

Jai Phal

Japatri

Mace

Javatri

Jeelakarra

Cumin Seeds

Jeera

Jonna Pindi

Sorghum Flour

Jowar Atta

KandiPappu

Pigeon Pea

Arhar Dal, Toor Dal

Kandulu

Whole Pigeon Pea

Sabut Arhar

Karam

Red Chilli Powder

Kuta Lal Mirch

Kharbuja Ginjalu

Cantaloupe seed

Kharbooza ke beej

Kumkumapuvvu

Saffron

Kesar

Lavangalu

Cloves

Lavang

Maida

All Purpose Flour

Maida

Majjiga

Butter Milk

Chaas

Maramaralu

Puffed Rice

Murmure

Masala Aaku

Bay Leaf

Tej Patta

Meegada

Cream

Malai

Mentulu

Fenugreek Seeds

Methidana

Minapappu

Black Gram

Udad Dal

Minumulu

Whole Black Gram

Sabut Udad

Miriyalu

Black Pepper

Kali Mirch

Nalla Jeelakarra

Black CuminSeeds

Kala Jeera

Nalla Uppu

Black Salt

Kala Namak

Neyyi

Clarified Butter

Ghee

Nimma Uppu

Citric Acid

Nimboo Phool, Saji Na Phool

Noone

Oil

Tel

Nuvvulu

Sesame Seeds

Til

Paala Virugudu

Curd Cheese

Chenna

Paalu

Milk

Doodh

Panchadara

Sugar

Shakkar

Paneer

Cottage Cheese

Paneer

Pasupu

Turmeric Powder

Haldi

Patika

Alum

Phitkari

Pedda Yelakkaya

Black Cardamom

Badi Ilaichi

Perugu

Curd

Dahi

Pesarapappu

Green Gram

Moong Dal

Pesarlu

Whole Green Gram

Sabut Moong

Raagulu

Finger Millet

Ragi

Saindhava Lavanam

Sea Salt

Saindha Namak

Sajjalu

Pearl Millet

Bajra

Senaga Pindi

Gram Flour

Besan

Senagalu

Chick Peas

Chole

Senagapappu

Bengal Gram

Chana Dal

Shajeera

Caraway Seeds

Shahjeera

Sompu

Fennel Seeds

Saunf

Sonthi

Dried Ginger

Sonth

Sunnam

Lime Pickling

Paan-Choona

Tella Bathaneelu

White Peas

Safed Matar

Tene

Honey

Shahad

Teyakulu

Tea Leaves

Chay Patta

Tine Jiguru

Gum Katira Sap

Gond Katira

Tulasi Aakulu

Basil

Tulsi

Ulavalu

Horse Gram

Moth

Uppu

Salt

Namak

Vaamu

Carom Seeds, Thymol Seeds

Ajwain

Venna

Butter

Makhan

Vinegar

Vinegar

Sirka

Yelakkayalu

Green Cardamom

Ilaichi

Yendu Kobbari

Dried Coconut

Sukha Nariyal

Yendu Mamidikaya Podi

Dried Mango Powder

Amchur

Yendu Menthi Aaaku

Dried Fenugreek Leaves

Kasuri Methi

Yendu Mirapakayalu

Red Chillies

Lal Mirch

Yerra Chikkudu Ginjalu

Red Kidney Beans

Rajma

 

 

 

 Vegetables

 

 

Aakakarakaya

Allam

Teasel Gourd

Ginger

Kakrol

Adrak

Aratikaya

Raw Banana

Kachha

Arati Puvvu

Plantain Flower

Kela

Kele Ka Phool

Arati Oocha

Plantain Pith

Kele Ka Guda

Bachhalikoora

 Malabar Spinach, Chinese Spinach

 

Bajji Vankaya

Aubergine

Baingan

Bangala Dumpa, Alugadda

Potatoes

Aloo

Beans

French Beans

Beans

Beerakaya

Ridge Gourd

Tori, Turai

Beetroot

Beetroot

Chukander

Bendakaya

Lady's Finger, Okra

Bhindi

Benguluru Vankaya

 Chayote

Chayote

Bobbarlu(Jhulungo)

Cow Peas

Lobhia

Boppasakaya

Raw Papaya

Papita

Budida Gummadikaya

Ash Gourd

Petha 

Bunga Mirapakayalu

Capsicum

Simla Mirch

Cabbage

Cabbage

Badha Gobhi, Patta Gobhi

Carrot

Carrot

Gajar

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Phool Gobhi

Chema Aakulu

Colacasia Leaves

Patra/Patrel

Chema Dumpalu

Colacasia

Arbi

Chikkudukayalu

Broad Beans

Papdi, Vaal

Chilakada Dumpa

Sweet Potato

Shakarkandi

Chukkakoora

 

Green Sorrel Leaves

Ambat Chukka Bhaji

Dabbapandu

Rough Lime

 

Dondakaya

Little Gourd(English Ivy), Gherkins

Kundroo, Tindora

Dosakaya

Cucumber

 

Gongura

Dekanee Hemp

Ambadi Bhaji

Goruchikkudu Kayalu

Cluster Beans

 Gavar Phali

Gummadikaya

Yellow Pumpkin

Kaddu

Kakara Kaya

Bitter Gourd

Karela

Keera Dosakaya

Cucumber

Kakadi, Kheera

Ulkobi

Knolkhol

Gatha Gobhi

Kanda

Elephant Foot, Yam

Suran

Karra pendalam

Tapoica

Simla Aloo

Karivepaku

Curry Leaves

KadiPatta

Kottimeera

Coriander Leaves

Hara Dhania

Mamidikaya

Raw Mango

Keri

Menthi Koora

Fenugreek Leaves

Methi Bhaji

Mokkajonna Kandelu

Corn Cobs

Makkai, Bhutta

Mulakkadalu

Drumsticks

Shingphali, Saijan

Mullangi

Radish

Mooli

Nimmakayalu

Lemon

Nimbu

Pachhi Bathaneelu

Green Peas

Matar

Pachhimirapakayalu

Green Chillies

Hari Mirchi

Palakoora

Spinach

Palak

Panasakaya

Raw Jackfruit

Kathal

Ponnagantikoora

Ponnanganni /

WaterAmaranth

Saranti Saag

Potlakayalu

Snake Gourd

Chechera

Pudina aakulu

Mintleaves

Pudina Patta

Putta Godugulu

Mushrooms

Khumbi

Sorakaya

Bottle Gourd

Lauki, Doodhi

Tamatalu

Tomatoes

Tamatar

Totakoora

Amaranth Leaves

Chaulai

Tulasi

Basil

Tulsi

Ulli Kaadalu

Spring Onions

Hare Pyaz

Ullipayalu

Onions

Piyaz

Usiri Kaya

Gooseberry

Amla

Vaakkayalu

Natal Plum, Cranberry

Karonda

Vankayalu

Brinjals

Baigan

Velakkaya

Elephant Apple

Kaith

Vellulli

Garlic

Lahsun

 

 

 

Fruits

 

 

Anasa Pandu

Pine Apple

Ananas

Apple Pandu

Apple

Seb

Aratipandu

Banana

Kela

Atti Pandu

Figs

Anjeer

Battayipandu

Sweet Lime

Mousambi

Beripallu

Pears

Nashpati

Boppasa Pandu

Papaya

Papita

Danimma Pandu

Pomegranate

Anar

Drakshapallu

Grapes

Angoor

Jamapandu

Guava

Amrud

Kamalapandu

Oranges

Santra

Kharbujapandu

Cantaloups

Kharbuj

Kharjura Pandlu

Dates

Khajoor

Mamidi Pandu

Mango

Aam

Maaredu Pandu/Bilva Pandu

Bael Fruit

Bel/Bila

Neredu Pandu

Jambu Fruit

Jamun

Pamparapanasa

Grape Fruit

Papanas, Chakotra

Puchhakaya

Watermelon

Tarbuj

Regipallu

Sweet Sour Berry , Ziziphus

Ber

Seetaphalam

Custard Apple

Seetaphal

Velaga Pandu

Elephant Apple

 

Kaith

 

Cooking Tools

 

 

Appadala Karra

Rolling Pin

 

Belan

Appadala Peeta

Rolling Board

Chakla

Basin

Large mixing or serving bowl

Donga

Chimta

Prongs

Chimta

Chinna Ginne

Small curry bowl

Katori

Chinna Rolu Rokali

Mortar & Pestle

Hamam Dasta

Garite

Spoon Ladle

Kalchhi

Ittadi, Raagi Kunda Ginne

Brass or Copper cooking pot, narrow neck, round bottom

Degchi

Jaadi

Pickling Crockery made of Porcelain

Imrit Baan

Kooja

Long neck earthen pot used to store water

Surahi

Kumpati

Drum shaped clay oven

Tandoor

Kunda

Large earthen pot to store food or water

Ghara

Mookudu

Traditional Indian Wok

Karahi

Penam

Iron griddle to make bread

Tawa

Pindi Jalleda

Flour Sifter

Chalni

Poyyi

U-shaped traditional stove

Choolah

Roti Chatram

Turner

Palta

Silbatta Rayi

Flat black stone and a Triangular Stone to crush spices with

Sil Batta