Grocery Translation & Cooking terminology
Basic Cooking Terminology
Chop Cutting into small pieces. Â Deep fry Cook in hot oil/ghee till desired colour is reached. Â Dice Cut into small even cubes. Â Fry Cook in oil/ghee. Â Garnish Decorate (on top) by adding other food stuff. Â Grate Cutting into ï¬ne thin strips (using a grater). Â Knead Pressing dough with hand by folding and turning till it reaches the required consistency.Â Mash Crush the food ï¬nely after softening (by boiling...) or using a masher. Â Paste Smooth blend of solid ingredient with liquid. Â Peel Removal of outer layer using a knife or a peeler. Â Roast Over heating without any oil/ghee. Â Season To add spices and other ingredients to increase the ï¬avor. Â Shallow fryCook in little oil for a short time. Â Simmer Cook in low ï¬ame after content starts boiling. Â Stir Mixing with a ladle. Â Slit Make a long narrow opening (usually for chillies) Â Sieve Process used to separate ï¬ner parts from the coarser parts (using a sieve).
Â Spices - Translation MatrixHindi English Tamil Amchur Dry Mango powderManga podi Adhrak Ginger Inji Ajwain Oregano Omam Anardana Pomegranate SeedsMadhulai vidhai Badi Elaichi Cardamom (Big) Ellakkai Dal Chini Cinammon Pattai Dhania Sabut Coriander seeds Kothamalli vedhai Haldi Turmeric Manjal Hari Elaichi Cardamom (green) Pachai Elakkai Hing Asafoetida Perungayam Imli Tamarind Puli Jaiphal Nutmeg Jathikai Jayitri Mace Jathi patri Jeera Cumin Seeds Jeerakam Kala namak Rock salt Kal Uppu Kalaungi Onion seeds Vengaya vadhai Kali Mirch Black pepper Milagu Kesar Saffron Kunkuma poo Khus Khus Poppy seeds Khus Khus Lal Mirch Red pepper Kanja Milagai Laung Cloves Grambu Lehsan Garlic Poondu Methi Fenugreek seeds Mendhiyam Nimbu ka ChilkaLime peel Elumicham thol Sarson Mustard seeds Kadugu Saunf Aniseed Sombhu/PerunjeeragamSaunth Dry Ginger Chukku Shah Jeera Black cumin seeds Karunjeeragam Tej Patta Bay Leaf Lavanga Elai Thil Sesame Seeds Ellu Â
Â Grains - Translation MatrixHindi English Tamil Atta Wheat Flour (whole)Godhumai MavuBajra Pearl Millet Cambu Chiwra/PohaRice Flakes Aval Jau Barley Barli Juar Sorghum Cholam Maida Wheat Flour Reï¬nedMaida mavu Makki Maize Makka Cholam Murmura Rice Puffed Pori Sevaiyan Vermicilli Semiya Sooji Semolina Ravai Sabudana Sago Javvarisi Â
Â Pulses and Lentils - Translation MatrixHindi English Tamil Arhar/Tur dal Red Gram Dal Thuvaram ParuppuBesan Bengal gram ï¬our Kadalai Maavu Channa Dal Bengal gram dal Kadalai Paruppu Kabuli Channa Chick pea Kondai Kadalai Kala Channa Bengal gram whole Kothu Kadalai Kala Channa dhuliBengal gram skinnedPottu Kadalai Kulthi Horse gram Kollu Lobhiya Cow pea Karamani Masoor Sabut Lentil Dal Mysore Paruppu Mattar Peas Pattani Moong chilka Green gram split Pachai Payaru Moong dal Green gram dal Payatham ParuppuMoong sabut Green gram whole Paasi Paruppu Rajma Mexican beans Rajma Urad Dhuli Black gram dal Ulutham Paruppu Urad Chilka black gram split Karuppu ulundhu Urad dhuli black gram skinned Vellai ulundhu Val Field bean Mochai Â
Â Dairy Products - Translation MatrixHindi English Tamil Chhach/LassiWhey/Butter MilkMoru Dhahi Yoghurt/Curd Thayiru Ghee Clariï¬ed butter Nei Mava/Khoa Whole dried milk Thirati palMakhan Butter Vennai Paneer Cottage cheese Pal Katti Â
Â Others - Translation MatrixHindi English Tamil Achar Pickle Oorugai Ararut Arrow root ï¬ourkuva mavuDab Coconut tender Elaneer Gudh Jaggery Vellam Pan patthaBeetle leaves Vethilai Supari Areca nut PakuÂ Hope this content was useful for you. Thanks for reading !!