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Complete List of Culinary Herbs and spices

Thanks for your interest in Minal's spice world .....please take some time and leave your reviews as this will help us to rate our recipes and encourage us to give you our best ... Today i am sharing some important herbs and spices which we often use in Indian cooking  and giving there common Indian names also in Hindi this will help those who find it a little difficult to co-relate. i'l keep updating the list every few months.

English                                                                                  Hindi

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ALMONDS                                                                         BADAM
ASAFOETIDA                                                                    HING
AUBERGINE                                                                      BAIGAN


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BASIL                                                                                   TULSI
BAY LEAF                                                                           TEJ PATTA    
BENGAL GRAM                                                                 CHANA DAL
BLACK CARDAMOM                                                        BADI ELAICHI
BLACK PEPPER                                                                  KALI MIRCH
C
CAPSICUM,GREEN PEPPER                                            SHIMLA MIRCH
CARDAMOM                                                                      CHOTI ELAICHI
CAROM SEEDS                                                                   AJWAIN 
CASHEW NUTS                                                                   KAJU
CAULIFLOWER                                                                   GOBHI   
CHICKPEA                                                                           KABULI CHANA 
CINNAMON                                                                         DALCHINI
CLOVES                                                                                LAUNG
CORIANDER SEEDS                                                            DHANIYA       
CUMIN SEEDS                                                                      JEERA
CURRY LEAVES                                                                    KADI PATTA
D
DRIED FENUGREEK LEAVES                                              KASOORI METHI
DRIED LENTILS                                                                     DAALS
DRIED MANGO POWDER                                                    AMCHOOR
F
FENNEL SEEDS                                                                      SAUNF
FENUGREEK                                                                           METHI  
FRESH CORIANDER                                                               HARA DHANIYA
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GINGER                                                                                    ADRAK
GRAM FLOUR                                                                          BESAN
GREEN CHILLIES                                                                     HARI MIRCH
M
MACE                                                                                        JAVITRI
MAIZE FLOUR                                                                         MAKKE KA ATTA
MELON SEEDS                                                                        MAGAZ
MINT LEAVES                                                                          PUDINA
MUSTARD SEEDS                                                                    SARSON
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NUTMEG                                                                                   JAIPHAL
O
ONION SEEDS                                                                          KALONJI
P
PAPAYA                                                                                     PAPITA
PISTACHIOS                                                                              PISTA
POMEGRANATE SEEDS                                                           ANAR DANA
POPPY SEEDS                                                                            KHUS KHUS
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RAISINS                                                                                       KISHMISH
RED CHILLI POWDER                                                                PISI HUI LAL MIRCH
RED CHILIES,WHOLE                                                                SABUT LAL MIRCH
ROASTED GRAM                                                                         BHUNA CHANA
ROSE WATER                                                                               GULAB JAL
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SAFFRON                                                                                     KESAR/ZAFRAN
SESAME SEEDS                                                                          TIL
SPINACH                                                                                      PALAK
SPLIT GREEN LENTILS                                                               MOONG DAl                    SCREWPINE ESSENCE/ PANDAN ESSENCE                           KEWDA CONCENTRATE
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TAMARIND                                                                                   IMLI
TURMERIC                                                                                    HALDI  
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VETIVIER                                                                                       KHUS-KHUS
VINEGAR                                                                                       SIRKA




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