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Ajwain
(Caraway Seeds; Owa (ओवा); Vaamu or Oma; Omam (ஓமம்); Ajwana or Oma; jowan; Asamodagam; xiang zhu la jiao (香著辣椒); Ajmo (અજમો)) Ajwain (botanical name of Trachyspermum copticum as from the More…
All Spice
The berry of an evergreen tree native to South America and the West Indies. It is pickled before it ripens and has a flavor similar to a mix of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Used in sweet More…
Almond
(Prunus dulcis) (لوز, لوزة Luz, Lawz, Lawzah; बादाम, वाताम Badam, Badam; বাদাম Badam; বাদাম, কাঠবাদাম Badam, Katbadam; 杏仁 [hàhng yàhn] Hahng yahn; Amandel; بادام Badam; Amande; Mandel; બદામ More…
Angelica
A parsley-like plant with a sweet flavour. Its leaves can be added as a flavouring to salads or sweet custards. The stalks of young plants are crystallised to the bright green decoration More…
Asafetida
(Ferula assa-foetida) (हींग, Hing; ہینگ , Hing, Anjadana; കായം, പെരുങ്കായം, Kayam, Perungayam; ಇಂಗು, Ingu) The milk juice (obtained from the root), which becomes a brown, resin-like mass More…
Basil
(Ocimum basilicum; Herba Basilici) (Basilie, Sweet Basil; Basilic, Basilic commun, Herbe royale; Basilikum, Basilienkraut, Königskraut; बन तुलसी, जंगली तुलसी, तुलसी, Ban tulsi, Jangli tulsi More…
Black Cumin
(Bunium persicum) (কাশ্মিরী জিরা, শাজিরা , Kasmiri jira, Sajira; Sort Kommen; Zwarte komijn; زیره ایرانی , Zireh e irani, Zireh kuhi; Nigra kumino; Cumin noir; Schwarzer Kreuzkümmel; हिमाली More…
Black Pepper
(कला मिरी, Kaala Meeri,Kala Miri) The seeds (peppercorns) of the plant Piper nigrum which is commonly used as a spice. Usually but not always used ground or crushed. Pepper corns also come More…
Cardamom
(elaichi; elakkai; elakkai; yelakki; Aelam; elā" or truṭī) The name cardamom is used for herbs within two genera of the ginger family Zingiberaceae, namely Elettaria and Amomum. Both More…
Cilantro
(Dhania, Hara Patta; Kotmir) Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as cilantro, particularly in the Americas. Coriander is native to More…
Cinnamon
(Cinnamomum verum; Dalchini (दालचिनी); Darchini (দারুচিনি); Attai, Lavangampattai, Karuvappattai; Darchin (دارچین); Kayu Manis , Cassia Vera; Karugapatta; Dalchina Chakka; Kurundu; Taj; More…
Cloves
(Flores Caryophylli; Eugenia caryophyllata, Caryophyllus aromaticus) (كبش قرنفل , Kabsh qarunfil, Kabsh qaranful; 丁香 [dīng xiāng] Ding xiang, Ting hsiang; میخک Mikhak; Clou de girofle; Nelke, More…
Coriander Seeds
((211)) (धनिया,Dhania; Coriandrum sativum) It is commonly found both as whole dried seeds and in ground form. Seeds can be roasted or heated on a dry pan briefly before grinding to enhance More…
Cumin Seeds
(जीरा, Jeera; Jeerige) It is an herbaceous annual plant, with a slender branched stem 20-30 cm tall. The leaves are 5-10 cm long, pinnate or bipinnate, thread-like leaflets. The flowers are More…
Garlic
(Allium sativum) (, فوم ثُوم, فُوم , Fum, Thoum, Thum; ৰচুন, নহৰু ,Rosun, Nohoru; রসুন , Rasun; Чеснов лук, Чесън Chesnov luk, Chesun; 蒜頭 [syun tàuh] Syun tauh, Suen tau; थोम Thom; Knoflook; More…
Giloy
(Tinospora cordifolia) (Guduchi,Madhuparni,Amrita,Chinnaruha, Vatsadaani,Tantrika,Kundalini,Chakralakshanika; gulancha; Giloya, Guduchi; gado , galo; Amrita balli, Amrutha balli; More…
Ginger
(Adrak, Adrakh; Shunti; Inji (இஞ்சி), Dried ginger ("sukku" சுக்கு); Aadu; Enchi; Alay; Allam (అల్లం); Aadha; Zanjabil) A plant (Zingiber officinale) of tropical southeast Asia More…
Indian Gooseberry
(amla (आँवला); amlaki (আমলকী; Nellikka (നെല്ലിക്ക); Nellikkai (ನೆಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಯಿ); Nellikkai (நெல்லிக்காய்); usiri (ఉసిరి); Ma Kham Bom; amalaka) The Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica, syn. More…
Licorice
(Glycyrrhiza glabra; Radix Liquiritiae (root), Succus Liquiritiae (extract)) (, سوس عِرْقُ الْسُوس, سُوس Irq as-sus, Irqu as-sus, Irqu al-sus, Sous, Sus; যষ্টিমধু Zostimodhu; যষ্ঠিমধু More…
Mace
(بسباسة بَسبَاسَة Basbasa, Fuljan; जावित्री Javitri; জয়ত্রী Jayatri; 肉豆蔻皮 [ròu dòu kòu pí] Rou dou kou pi; Foelie; Fleur de muscade, Macis; Muskatblüte, Macis; જાયપત્રી Jaypatri; מייס Mays; More…
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