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Glossary is a diary of facts & figures relating to cooking and baking. The information written in various sections is sure to ease your cooking adventures to a great extent. Glossary has two main divisions;

  1. Nomenclature : Search for the English & Hindi names of various foods and ingredients used in cooking,
  2. Glossary – Baking:  The categories in this section will make you understand baking better in terms of the adequate temperature, measurements and the use of leavening agents (baking powder Vs baking soda).

1. Spices/Vegetables

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English Hindi

Aniseed

Asafoetida

Black Cumin

Bay leaf

Basil

Cloves

Cardamom

Caraway seeds

Cinnamon

Coriander seeds

Cumin seeds

Red chilly

Fenugreek seeds

Jaggery

Mango Powder

Mustard seeds

Peppercorns

Poppy seeds

Pomegranate

Salt

Saffron

Turmeric

Tamarind

All Spices

 

Saunf

Hing

Kala jeera

Tej patta

Kali tulsi

Laung

Elaichi

Shah jeera

Dalchini

Dhania

Jeera

Deghi mirch

Methi

Gur

Amchoor

Rai/sarson

Kali mirch

Khus-khus

Anardana

Namak

Kesar

Haldi

Imli

Garam masala

Beetroot

Bottle gourd

Bitter guard

Beans

Colo-cassia

Cluster beans

Carrot

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Capsicum

Fenugreek

Flat beans

Ginger

Garlic

Knol Khnol

Lemon

Mushroom

Mint leaves

Onion

Potato

Pumpkin

Radish

Spinach

Turnip

Lotus roots

Tomato

Amaranth leaves

Chukander

Lauki

Karela

Phali

Arbi

Gawar phalli

Gajar

Patta gobi

Phul gobi

Shimla mirch

Methi

Sem Phali

Adrak

Lehsun

Ganth gobi

Nimbu

Khumb

Pudina

Pyaz

Aloo

Kaddu

Mooli

Palak

Shalgum

Bhein

Tamatar

Chawli bhaji

 

2. DRY FRUITS

Almonds

Chestnuts

Coconut

Peanut/Groundnut

Cashew nut

Raisins

Walnut

Badam

Chilgoza

Narial

Moongphali

Kaju

Kishmish

Akhrot

3. CEREALS/GRAIN

lentil, grams, recipes

Bengal gram

Black gram

Curd

Cream

Cottage cheese

De-skinned black gram

Green gram

Kidney beans

Lentils

Whole lentils

Gram flour

Refined flour

Rice

Semolina

Horse gram

Channa

Kali urad(whole)

Dahi

Malai

Paneer

Urad dhuli

Moong dal

Rajma

Masoor

Masoor dal(whole)

Besan

Maida

Chawal

Suji

Kulaith



Measurement highlights:

  • All recipes have been written using metric measurements. Since most find it convenient to use only cups, tablespoons(tbsp), and teaspoons(tsp).
  • All cups and spoons measurements are level, unless specified.
  • Unless mentioned otherwise, every dish caters for two people.

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