Condiments & Spices List


Sl. NoName in English Name in Tamil
1Ajwain/ caraway/carom/ bishop’s weed/ Thymol
Omam
2Almond gumBadam pisin
3Aniseed/ SaunfPerunjeeragam
4Asafoetida/ HingPerungayam
5Basil seeds/ Sabja seeds/ Falooda seedsThulasi vithai
6BayleafBrinji ilai
7Cardamom(Green, Black)Elakaai
8CapersMarati mokku
9Chia SeedsSia vithai
10China grass /Agar agar
Kadal paasi
11Cinnamon
Pattai
12ClovesKrambu
13Coriander seedsMalli vithai
14Cumin seed/ JeeraJeeragam
15Dry fenugreek leaves/ Kasuri methiKaaintha venthaya keerai
16Dry GingerSukku
17Dry long pepperKandan thipilli
18Flax seedAali vithai
19Fenugreek seedsVenthayam
20Ghoda buch

Vasambu
21JaggeryVellam
22Lemon grassKarpoorapul/ Bothaipul
23MaceJathi pathiri/ Jaathipoo
24MustardKadugu
25NutmegJathikai
26Onion seed/ Nigella seed/ KalonjiVengaya vithai
27OreganoKarpooravalli
28Peppercorns
Milagu
29Pipala neolThesavaram
30Poppy seeds/ Kus kusKasa kasa
31Red chilliesVara milagai

32SaffronKungumapoo
33Sesame seeds (white, Black)Ellu
34Shahi jeeraKaala jeera
35Star aniseAnnaci mokku
36Stone flowerKalpasi
37Tamarind
Puli

 

Edible Seeds:

Sl. No
Name in EnglishName in Tamil
1Ajwain/ caraway/carom/ bishop’s weed/ Thymol
Omam
2AniseedSombu
3Basil seeds/ Sabja seeds/ Falooda seedsThulasi vithai
4Chia seedsSia seeds
5Coriander seedsMalli vithai
6Cumin seedsJeeragam
7Fenugreek seedsVenthayam
8Flax seedsAazhi vithai
9Mustard seedsKadugu
10Nigella seed/black cumin/ onion seeds/ Kalonji
Vengaya vithai/ karunjeeragam
11Pomegranate seedsMathulai vithai
12Poppy seedsKasa kasa
13Sesame seeds (white, Black)Ellu

 

Pulses & Legumes:

Sl. No
Name in EnglishName in Tamil
1Beaten Rice

Aval
2Black gram sabut/ Whole urad dal Mulu ulunthu
3Black gram split with skinUdaitha karuppu ulunthu
4Black gram split without skinUdaitha vella ulunthu
5Bengal gram/ Channa dalKadalai parupu
6Black eyed peas/cowpeas Red/ Azuki beansThatta payiru
7Chick peas/Garbanzo beans/ Channa Kondakadalai
8Chickpea brownKarupu kondakadalai
9Chickpea greenKondakadalai pachai
10Chick pea whiteVella kondakadalai
11Corn/ Maize/ Jowar
Makka Cholam
12Field beans/lima beansMocha kottai
13Green peasPacha pattani
14Green gram splitPachai payaru
15Green moong beans/ Green gram dhalPayatham parupu
16Masoor dal/ Split red lentilMasoor parupu
17Puffed ricePori
18RaisinUlar thratchai
19Red kidney beans/ RajmaKaramani
20Red lentilSigapu parupu
21Roasted gram/Roaste bengal gram, Roasted split gram. Chutney dal/ Fried channa
Pottu kadalai
Udaitha kadalai
22Sago/ Sabudana Javarisi
23Semolina Ravai
24Sesame/ Til seedsEllu
25Soya beansSoya parupu
26ToordalThuvaram parupu
27VermicelliSemiya
28WheatKothumai
29Yellow moong dal/ Whole green gram
Paasi parupu

 

Nuts:

Sl. No
Name in EnglishName in Tamil
1Almond
Badam
2CashewsMunthiri
3ChironjiSara parupu
4Peanut / GroundnutKadalai
5PistachiosPasunkottai
6WalnutVathumai kottai