Vegetable List


Sl. NoName in EnglishName in Tamil
1Adamant creeperPirandai
2Aloe veraKathaalai
3ArtichokeKoonai poo
4AsparagusThaneervittan kizhangu
5BeansPonji kai
6BeetrootSakkarai kizhangu
7Brinjal / Eggplant / AubergineKathirikai
8BroccoliPookosu
9Broad beans/ Fresh beansAvarai kai
10Brussels sproutKallai kosu
11Cabbage chinesePokchoi
12Cabbage greenMuttai kose
13Cabbage purpleSigapu muttaikose
14Capsicum / Bell pepper/ Giant chilliesKudai milagai
15CarrotSivapu mullangi
16CauliflowerKavipoo
17Chayote squashSavsavukkai /Banglore Kathirikai/Chow chow/ Merakkai
18Cluster beansKothavarangai
19CoconutThengai
20CucumberVellarikai
21Double beans/ Lima beansMochakottai
22DrumstickMurungakai
23EndiveSikari
24Field beansMochai
25French beanNaarilaa vithayavarai
26Green beanNaarilaa vithayavarai
27Gooseberry/ AmlaNellikai
28GarlicPoondu
29GingerInji
30Green chillyPacha milagai
31Jack seedPalakottai
32Ladies finger / OkraVendakai
33LeeksRaakoochitam
34LettuceIlai kosu
35Mango greenMangai
36MushroomKaalan
37OnionPeriya Vengayam
38Pearl onion/ Shallots Siru Vengayam
39Papaya greenPapali kai
40PeasPattani
41Plantain/ Raw bananaVazhai kai
42Plantain stemVazhai thandu
43PumpkinPoosanikai
44RadishMullangi
45Radish pinkSivapu mullangi
46Sword beansSegaputampattai
47Spring onion/ Green onionVengaya thaal
48TomatoThakali
49TurnipKnol khol
50Turkey berrySundakai
51Vegetable marrowKaikari majai
52Zucchini/ CourgetteSeemai surakai

 

Gourds:

Sl. NoName in EnglishName in Tamil
1Ash gourd
Kalyana poosanikai
2Bitter gourdPaavakai
3Bottle gourdSurakai
4Ivy gourd /Ridge gourdPeerkangai
5Snake gourdPudalangai
6Squash gourdSeemai poosanikai

 

Roots and Tubers:

Sl. NoName in EnglishName in Tamil
1Banana rhizomeVazhai verthandu kizhangu
2Celery root/ Celery stalk/ CeleriacSivarikeerai thandu
3Colocasia/ Aarvi/ Taro rootSepankizhangu
4KhamealuPerum valli kizhangu
5King yam
Raasa valli kizhangu
6Lotus rootThamarai kizhangu
7Palm tube/ Palm sproutsPanangilangu
8ParsnipVellai mulangi
9PotatoUrulai Kizhangu
10Sweet potatoSakkaraivalli kizhangu
11Tapioca/cassava
Maravalli kizhangu
12YamKarunai kizhangu
13Yam elephant/ SuranSenai kizhangu

 

Leafy Greens:

Sl. NoName in EnglishName in Tamil
1Ajwain leavesKarpooravalli
2Amaranth
Mulai keerai
3Amaranth purpleSivapu mulai keerai
4Amaranthus aritisArai keerai
5Amaranth foxtailThandu keerai
6Amaranth reenKuppai keerai
7Amaranth spinyMulli keerai
8Amaranth TropicalSiru keerai
9Balloon vine leavesMudakathan keerai
10Bamboo tender shotsMoongil thalir
11Basil Thulasi vithai
12Bathua leaves/ Common purslane
Paruppu keerai/ Sakkaravarthi keerai
13Brown Indian hemp / GonguraPulicha keerai
14Brussesls sproutsKalai kosu
15Celery leavesSivarikeerai
16Chicory leavesKaasini keerai
17Collard greensSeemai parattai keerai
18Colocasia leavesSepangilangu ilai
19Coriander leavesKothamalli
20Curly dockSukku keerai
21Curry leavesKaruvepillai
22DillSatha kuppai keerai
23Drumstick leavesMurungai keerai
24Dwarf copper leaf
Ponnangani keerai
25False daisyKarisalanganni
26Fenugreek leavesVenthaya keerai
27Hummingbird tree leavesAgathi keerai
28Indian pennywortVallarai keerai
29LatisManali keerai
30Leafy onionVengaya keerai
31KaleParattai keerai
32Malabar spinachKodi pasalai
33MintPuthina
34Mustard leavesKadugu ilai
35Neem leavesVepa ilai
36ParsleyVok kosu
37Pointed gourd Musumusukai
38Radish leavesMulangi keerai
39Small leaf purslanePasalai keerai
40SorrelSukkankeerai
41SpinachPalakeerai
42Thai night shadeThoothu valai
43Veldt grapePirandai keerai

 

Edible flowers:

Sl. NoName in EnglishName in Tamil
1Drumstick flower
Murungai poo
2Plantain flowerVazhai poo
3Pumpkin flowerPoosani poo
4Brocco flower
Pookosu poo