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FRUITS
English Hindi Malayalam
Apple Sabe Apple
Bael, Stone apple, Bengal quince Bel, siriphal Not Available
Banana Kela Pazham
Chakothra Pomelo Not Available
Chin fruit, litchie Lichee Lichee
Figs Amjeer Sakku
Grapes Angoor Munthiri
Groundnuts Moongfali Kappalandi
Guavas Amrood Payrakka
Jackfruit Kathal Chakka Pazham
Jamoon Jambul fruit java plum Not Available
Mango Aam Manga
Mashmelon Kharbooja Bumblee naranga
Mulberry Shehtooth Mulberry
Muskmelon Cantalope Kharbooja Not Available
Orange Santra Orange
Papaya Papeeta Papaya
Pear Nashpati Sabarjelly
Pineapple Ananas Pineapple
Plum Aloobukara Plum
Pomegranate Anar Pomengranate
Sweet lime Mosambi Musambi
Watermelon Tarbooj, Kalingad Thannimathan
Zizyphus Ber, bor Not Available
DRY FRUITS
Almond Badam Badam
Apricot Khumani Apricot
Cashewnut Kaju Parangandi
Currants Kishmish Kishmis
Dates Khajoor Eenthapazham
Pistachio pista Pista
Raisins Kishmish Kishmis
Walnut Akrot Walnut


VEGETABLES
English Hindi Malayalam
Amaranth Chauli, chavleri Not Available
Arrowroot Paniphal, Tikora Panjipullu
Ash gourd Petha Vazhuthanaga
Asparagus Shatwar, sootmooli,halyan Asparagus
Asparagus Musli Asparagus
Avocado, butterfruit Makhanphal Aathachakka
Bell Pepper Simla Mirch Kurumulaku
Bengal gram leaves Chaney ki bhaji (Hummus) Kadala ela
Bitter gourd Karela Vazhuthananga
Bottle gourd Lauki,doodhi Not Available
Cabbage Patha gobi Cabbage
Carrot Gajar Carrot
Cauliflower Phool gobi Cauliflower
Chilli Mirchi Mulaku
Cluster Beans Gowaar Phali Achinga 
Colocasia Arbi Not Available
Coriander Cilantro Dhania Malliela
Corn cobs, maize Bhutta, makka Cholam
Corn kernel Makai Chola thodu
Cowpea Lobia Not Available
Cucumber Kakdi Vellarikka
Dillweed Suvabhaji Not Available
Drumstick leaves Muranka bhaji Murangakka
French Beans Flas Beans Beans
Gardencress Halim Not Available
Gherkins Kunthroo, Goli, Tondli Kovakka
Green chilli Hari mirch Pacha Mulaku
Indian sorrel Khatti bhaji Not Available
Khesari leaves Masoor bhaji Kesari Leaves
Lettuce Kasmisaag Lettuce
Lime or Lemon Limbu Naranga
Lotus Stem Kamal Kakadior, Bhien Thamara valayam
Makhanphal Avocado, butterfruit Aatachakka
Mother's best friend, West Indian = ben Muranka Not Available
Mushrooms Goochi Koon
Olives Zetoon / Zaitoon Not Available
Onion Kanda Pyaaz Savola
Peas Matar Peas
Potato Aloo Orulakayzhangu
Pumpkin Kadhu Mathanga
Radish Mooli Radish
Red sorrel Chukka bhaji Not Available
Salad leaves, endives Gulsuchal Salad ellakal
Spinach Palak Cheera
Sweet potato Shakarkand Mathurakayzhangu
Tapioca Simla Aloo Kappa
Tomato Tamatar Thakkali
Vegetables Sabji Pachakari
Water Chestnuts Shingara Not Available
White goose-foot Bathua Not Available
LEAFY VEGETABLES
Leafy greens Patha bhaji Ellakal
Spring onions Kandey Ke Patthey Spring onions
Salad leaves Slat patta, kasmi=20 sag Salad ellakal


SEEDS
Charmagaz paste: Seed mixture -
muskmelon, watermelon, pumpkin, cucumber seeds in = equal quantites.
English Hindi Malayalam
Aniseed Saunf Uluva
Canna edulus Sabja Not Available
Cumin seed Jeera Jeerakom
Fenugreek seeds Methi Jeerakom
Kidney beans Rajma Rajma
Mustard seeds Rai Kaduku
Nigella/Onion seeds Kalonji Not Available
Pomegranate seeds Anardhana Anar seeds
Poppy Seeds Khuskhus Khuskhus
Safflower seeds Kardai, kusumbha Not Available
Sesame Til Sesame


GRAINS
English Hindi Malayalam
Cereals
Long grain rice Basmati Basmati
Pearl Millet Bajri Bajra Not Available
Horsebean Urad Uzhunnu
Oats Jaee Oats
Pulses
Pigeonpea, redgram Arhar Vanpayru
Green gram Moong Cherupayaru
Fieldbean Vaal Payar


DAIRY PRODUCTS
English Hindi Malayalam
Solid
Cottage cheese Paneer Cheese
Cream Malai Venna
Dried whole milk Milk Thickened Khoya, mawa Katti Paalu
Liquid
Butter Milk Chaas Moru
Curd Dahi Thayiru
Milk Doodh Paalu


PREPARED ITEMS
English Hindi Malayalam
Alum Phitkari Not Available
Butter Makhan Venna
Clarified butter Ghee Nai
Pickle Achaar Achar
Rock salt Sinda namak Kallu Uppu
Vermicelli Seviyan Saymya
Yeast Khameer Yeast


OTHER
English Hindi Malayalam
Citric acid Nimboo sat Citric Acid
Caraway Seeds Shajeer or Black Cumin Seeds Jeerakom
Aloe Kuar Gandhal Aloe
Asafoetida Hing Kaayam
Thymol Ajwain ke phool Tymbulam
Basil Tulsi Tulsi
Bay leaf Tejpan Bay  Leaf
Bengal gram Chana Kadala
Hemp Bhang Not Available
Indian gooseberry Amla Nellikka
Bhat Soyabean Soyabean
Black pepper Kali mirch Kurumulaku
Black salt Kala namak Karutha Uppu
Catechu Katha Not Available
Capsicum Cardamom Ilaichi Capsicum
Cinnamon Dalchini Patta
Oregano, Thyme/ Carom seeds Ajwain Not Available
Snakegourd Chichonda Vazhuthanga
Beetroot Chacundar Beetroot
Clove Lavang Grampo
Cottonseed Kapas Cottonseed
Coconut Oil Khopre /Narial Ka Tel Velichenna
Pulse Toordal Parippu
Chestnut Chota akhrot Not Available
Cudpahnut Chironji, piyala, Charoli Not Available
Filbertnut Chalguza Not Available
Coconut Narial Thaynga
Curry leaves Kadipatha Curry veppilla
Dried Mango powder Amchoor Manga podi
Drumstick, muranka muranka
Dry fenugreek leaves Kasoori methi Uluva leaves
Castor Erandi Avanakanna
Flaked, Beaten rice Poha, Chiwda Onakkal ari
Flour Atta Atta
Sugarcane Ganna, Ooos Karimbu
Garlic Lasan Velluthulli
Calabash cucumber Ghia turai Kukumber
Ginger Soonth, Adrak Ingi
Gram dal Chana dal Kadala Parippu
Gram flour Besan Kadalpodi
Green cardomom Chhoti ilaichi Ellakka
Groundnut Oil Singdana / Kalekai Tel Nallenna
Star gooseberry Harfi Nellika
Horse gram Kulthi Parippu 
Honey Shahad Thaen
Barley Jao Barley
Jaggery, Molasses Gud Sarkkara
Jowar Sorghum Not Available
Broad Beans Kali seim ki Phalli Amarkka
Safflower Kardi,kusumbar Safflower
Italian millet Kangani Italian millet
Sinapis Kali rai Sinapis
Screwpine Kewra Screwpine
Yellow Lentil Masoor dal Thora parippu
Mace Javitri Mace
Margosa Neem Veppu
Mint Pudina Puthina
Mustard Oil Sarson Ka Tel Kaduku enna
Myrtle Henna Mylangi
Eucalyptus Nilgiri Eucaly
Nutmeg Jaiphal Nutmeg
Oil Tel Enna
Olive Oil Zetoon Ka Tel Olive Enna
Betel leaves, piper Paan Vettila
Parsley Ajmoda, ajmud Parsley
Plain flour
Flour Refines
Maida Maida
Puffed Rice Mumurae Choru
Elucine coracana Ragi, nachni Ragi
Red chilli Lal mirch Chuvanna Mulaku 
Rice Chawal Choru
Rose Gulab Rose
Rose Water Gulab Jal Panninir
Star anise Dagad Phool Uluva
Saffron Kesar Kumkumam poo
Sunflower Surajmukhi Suryakanthi
Salt Namak Uppu
Screwpine Kewra Not Available
Semolina Sooji, Rava Rava
Silver Leaves Varak Not Available
Split green gram Moong dal Pacha Parippu
Split black gram Urad dal Uzhunnu Parippu
Sugar Cheeni Panjarsara
Swordbeans Talwarphalli Not Available
Tamarind Imli Puli
Turmeric Haldi Manjal
Vegetable oil Vanaspati Dalda
Vinegar Sirka Vinagiri
Wheat Gehu Godahmbu
Whole Wheat flour Gehu atta Godahmbu podi

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