Names of Indian Spices in English


Names of Indian Spices in Hindi and English 

Indian food and cuisines are known for aromatic spices. These spices play a vital role in the Indian kitchen. If there are no spices in food, it is not considered as an Indian food. Spices are the heartbeat of Indian cuisine which bring life to any Indian dish.
Everyday we eat food prepared with Indian spices but often we do not find it necessary to know the names of Indian spices in English. Sometimes it becomes super confusing situation when you don’t know the names of Indian spices in English.
For example if you want to place an order in a restaurant and you like jeera aloo, you will place an order saying that you want to eat jeera aloo. Suppose you are talking to someone who doesn’t know the meaning of jeera how will you explain it to him? That’s why it becomes very important to know all the names of Indian spices in English, if you are talking to someone in English to avoid such kind of situations.

Indian spices in English.



1.अजवायन – Carom seeds


2.जायफल -Nutmeg


                  3.तेजपात -Indian bay leaf

                  4.मेथी-Fenugreek seeds

             5.राई – Brown Mustard Seeds

             6.हींग – Asafoetida(ऐसफीटिडऽ)

              7.दालचीनी – Cinnamon(सिनमम)

      8.बड़ी इलायची-  Black Cardamom(कार्डमम)

            9.छोटी इलायची -Green Cardamom

  10. खड़ा हरा धनिया-Dried Coriander Seeds

      11.पिसा हुआ धनिया – Coriander Powder

                    12. हल्दी – Turmeric

                   13. जीरा – Cumin Seeds

          14.चक्र फूल – Star Anise (स्टार एनीस)

             15.अमचूर – Dried Mango Powder

          16.काली मिर्च – Black  Pepper 

        17. सौंफ – Fennel Seeds (फेनल सीड्स) 

                            18.लौंग – Cloves (क्लओव्ज़ )

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