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Indian Grocery Translations - English to Malayalam

Listing of common Indian grocery items listed in English along with their Malayalam translations. For listing
of transalations in different languages, both Indian and International, please click here.

English Malayalam
Pulses and Cereals
Bengal Gram Kadala
Green Gram Cherupayaru
Red Gram Thuvara parippu
Black Gram Uzhunna parippu
Gram Flour Kadala mavu
Corn Flour Corn flour
Vegetables and Fruits
Brinjal Vazhuthininga
Capsicum Capsicum
Cabbage Muttakose
Cauliflower Cauliflower
Carrot Carrot
Coriander leaves Malli ila
Coconut Thenga
Mint Leaves Pudina
Green Peas Pacha pattani
Lemon Cherunaranga
Onion Ulli
Garlic Veluthulli
Potato Urulakkizhangu
Tomato Thakkali
Banana Ethakka
Pineapple Kaithachakka
Mango Manga
Grapes Munthiringa
Nuts and Condiments
Aniseed Karim jeerakam
Asafoetida Kaayam
Bay Leaf Karuvaela
Black Pepper Kurumulaku
Cardamom Elakka
Cinnamon Patta
Cloves Kariampo
Coriander Seeds Malli
Cumin Seeds Jeerakam
Curry leaves Kariveppila
Cashewnuts Kasuandy
Fennel Perumjeerakam
Fenugreek Uluva
Garlic Veluthully
Ginger Inji
Jaggery Sarkkara
Mustard Kaduku
Poppy Seeds Kas Kas
Red Chillies Unakka mulaku chuvanna
Raisins Unakka munthiri
Tamarind Puli
Turmeric powder Manjal podi
Miscellaneous
Yogurt Thairu
Rice (Raw) Pacha ari
Rice (Boiled) Puzhukkal ari
Semolina Rava
Vermicelli Semiya

Kerala Spices and Common Ingredients Glossary in


English, Hindi, Malayalam and Gujarati
English Hindi Malayalam Gujarati
Almond Badam Badam Badam

Aniseed Saunf Perungeerakam Variyali

Apricot Jardaloo - Jardaloo

Asafoetida Hing Kayam Hing

Barley Jav Barley Juvar

Bay Leaf Tej Patta Karuva Ela Tej Patta

Bengal Gram Dal Chana Dal Kadala Parippu Chana Dal

Black Gram Dal Urad Dal Uzhunnu Parippu Adad Dal

Butter Makhan Venna Maakhan

Cardamom Elaichi Aleyekkay Alechi

Chick Peas Kabuli Chana Kadala (Valuthu) Kabuli Chana

Cinnamon Dalchini Karuva Patta Taj

Cloves Loung Grampu Laving

Coriander Seeds Dhania Malli Dhana


Corn / Maize Makkai Cholam Makkai

Cream Malai Cream Malai

Cumin Seeds Jeera Jeerakam Jeeru

Curd/Yogurt Dahi Thair Dahi

Curry Leaves Kadi Patta Kariveppila Meetho Limbado

Egg Anda Mutta Endu

Fenugreek Methi Uluva Methi

Garlic Lahsun Veluttulli Lasan

Ghee (Clarified
Ghee Nai Ghee
Butter)

Ginger Adrak Enji Aadu

Cherupayar
Green Gram Dal Mung Dal Mug Dal
Parippu

Honey Shahad Tean Madh

Jaggery Gud Sharkkara Gol

Kidney Beans Rajma - Rajma

Leban / Buttermilk Lassi Moru Chaas

Millet Bajra - Bajra

Milk Dudh Paal Dudh

Mint Pudina Pudina Pudina

Mustard Sarson Kaduku Rai

Nutmeg Jaiphal Jadikkai Jaiphal

Oregano Ajwain Aymodakam Ajamo

Peanuts Mungphali Kappalandi Shing


Pepper Corns Kali Mirch Kurumulaku Mari

Poopy Seeds Khas-Khas Khas-Khas Khas-Khas

Raisin Kismis Kismis Kismis

Red Chillies Lal Mirch Chuvanna Mulaku Lal Marcha

Red Gram Dal Tur Dal Tuvara Parippu Tuver Dal

Rice Chawal Ari Chokha

Rose Water Gulab Jal Panineer Gulab Jal

Saffron Keshar Kumkuma Poov Kesar

Semolina Sooji Rava Ravo

Sesame Seeds Til Ellu Tal

Sugar Cheeni Panchasara Khand

Salt Namak Uppu Meethu

Tamarind Imli Puli (Valan) Imli

Turmeric Haldi Manjal Haldar

Vermicelli Sevaian Semeia Sevaian

Vineger Sirka Vinegeri Sirko

Walnut Akhrot Walnut Akhrot

Wheat Gehun Gotambu Ghaun