Common Indian Foods And Their English Names You Did not Know

Blog By Helma  |  28-03-18

Now you will know the english name for heeng

Chikoo

Chikoo

English name: Sapodilla

Well we still prefer to call it Chikoo because asking for sapodilla in Indian market is too high standard for your upbringing.


Saunf

Saunf

English:Fennel Seeds

After having a meal in a restaurant when the waiter is about to serve you Saunf just tell him to bring some fennel seeds i bet you he will be clueless.


Lauki

Lauki

English Name : Bottle Gourd

As you read i know you are making faces hearing Lauki, but who cares when you just want to flaunt it by saying "Momma can you make Bottle Gourd today", pretty sure she will definetly going to ask you for a hundreth time about what it is.


Heeng

Heeng

English Name: Asafoetida

When Kangana asked her mother for the english name of Heeng, pretty well we also thought that they also call Heeng in english but thank god now we now the name.


Amla

Amla

Enlish Name: Gooseberry

The sour taste of Amla bring back our childhood memories as sweet as it been called Gooseberry.


Sabudana

Sabudana

English Name:Tapioca Sago

Well we just want to eat Sabudana not Tapioca Sago as it's been spell.


Ajwain

Ajwain

English Name: Carom Seeds

Ya it's Carom seeds not Carom board, hopefully it's okay to sound like that but not for the word Ajwain.


Sitaphal

Sitaphal

English Name: Custard Apple

As sweet as it sounds and the similar taste, thank god it dosn't have any funny name to it.


Methi

Methi

English: Fenugreek

Enough of the methi jokes, Fenugreek is the name I am going to use from now on!


Pakora

Pakora

English Name : Fritters

Pakora sounds better than fritters as for the indian taste.







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