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Glossary

I watch food network and food websites a lot and at times I used to wonder what a particular ingredient is called in my Language(Telugu).  The very next minute I used to google it up and make a note of it in my diary. I know going through my recipes you might be having the same issue with some of the ingredients. Below I am making a list of some of them which might be helpful. I will keep the table updating whenever I find something new or whenever visitors of my site mail me or ping me about some ingredient.

Spices


English Telugu
Cardamon Yalukkayalu
Clove Lavangayalu
Cinnamon Dalchina Chekka
Coriander seeds Dhaniyalu
Mustard Seeds Aavalu
Cumin Jeelakarra
Fennel seeds Sopu
Turmeric Pasupu
MaceJavetri
Star aniseAnasapuvvu
Stone Flowerkallupaachi
NutmegJaji kaya
Bay LeavesThalasapatri
Fenugreek Seeds/Methi SeedsMenthulu


Dals


English/Other Language Telugu
Bengal Gram/Chana DalPachi Senaga pappu
Blag gram/Urad DalMinapa Pappu
Yellow Split peas/Toor DalKandhi Pappu
Green gram/Moong DalPesara Pappu

Nuts and Dry fruits


English/Other Language Telugu
PeanutsVerusenaga Pappulu
AlmondsBadam Pappu
PistachiosPista Pappu
DatesKarjoora Pandu
RaisinsKismiss/yendu draksha
CashewsJeedipappu
RaisinsKismiss/yendu draksha
Poppy SeedsGasagasalu
Sesame SeedsNuvvulu


Flours


English/Other Language Telugu
Gram Flour/BesanSenaga Pindi
All purpose FlourMiada
Wheat FlourGodhuma Pindi
Rice FlourBiyyapu Pindi


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