Indian Grocery Names in Tulu

Cereals and Pulses


togari salai - Split Red Gram

kaDlae - Chickpeas

boldu kaDlae - White Chickpeas

kaDlae salai - Split Bengal Gram

padengi / padenji - Green Gram

padengi salai - Split Green Gram

urdu salai - Split Black gram

lattanae bitt - Black-eyed beans / Cowpea

sapura sajjigae - Semolina (Rava)

tOra sajjigae - Samba Rava

baTANi - Green Peas

kuDu - Horse Gram

abarae - Kidney Beans

eNmae / eDmae - Sesame

kaskas - Poppy Seeds

ari - Rice

bAr - Paddy Rice

bolantari - White Rice

urpel ari - Parboiled Rice

kajae ari - Red Parboiled Rice

kurlari - Puffed Rice

pori - Puffed Rice Paddy

bajil - Flattend Rice Flakes

gOdi - Wheat

bArli - Barley

jOla - Maize / Corn

rAgi - Finger millet

mettae - Fenugreek Seeds

sAgu - Sago

Oma - Ajwain

jIrdari / jIrigae - Cumin

dAsemi / sAsemi - Mustard Seeds

nela kaDlae - Ground Nuts

kottambari - Coriander Seeds

tAtai - Dill Seeds


Spices and Dry Fruits


kettae - Cinnamon

Elakki - Cardamom

eDDae munchi - Black Pepper

bolluli - Garlic

shUNTi - Ginger

puli - Tamarind

manjal - Turmeric

manjalda poDi - Turmeric Powder

munchi - Chilli

lavanga - Clove

ing - Asafoetida

koraNT - Cashewnuts

nungel drAkshae - Raisins

bAdAm - Almond


Flours


maida - Refined Flour

kaDleda poDi - Gram Flour

gOdida poDi - Wheat Flour

arita poDi - Rice Flour


Miscellaneous



pEr - Milk

kojapu - Yogurt

neyy - Ghee

beNNae / bolneyy - Butter

tigata neyy - Honey

eNNae - Oil

nuppu - Rice (Cooked)

mIn - Fish

tetti - Egg

mAsa - Mutton

kOri - Chicken

eTTi - Prawn

denji - Crab

boNDAs - Squid

marvai - Shellfish

tArai - Coconut

koppara - Copra

bajjei - Beetal Nut

bella - Jaggery

uppu - Salt

sakkarae - Sugar

19 comments:

  1. Brilliant ..can u add few more ..specially about palm sugar

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  2. Thank you,what is Flax seeds in Tulu?

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  3. Maybe it is called 'agasae' same as Kannada. It's not used much in Tulu region, so I don't think we have a separate word for it in Tulu.

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  4. Really nice, Thanks..keep up the good work

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  5. Can u plz say me what is flaxseed in tulu

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  6. What is lotus seed called?

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  7. Replies
    1. Bring the green gram curry.
      Padengi= green gram
      Kajipu =curry
      Kanile=Bring

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    2. Green gram with bamboshoot curry
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      Padengi. Kanile

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    3. No. 'Bring; means 'KANALE'.
      Padengi - Kanile kajipu is Green Gram - bamboo shoot curry.

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    4. NO.
      KANALE means 'bring'.
      Padengi-Kanile kajipu is Green gram-Bamboo shoot curry.

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  8. What is Aawade called in english??

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  9. What is foxtail in tulu plzz tell me

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  10. Plz tell
    What is called navane in tulu?

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