Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Sweet Lime - Mosambi

"Sweet Lime"
In Urdu "Mosambi" or Mausambi / Mosumbi / Mausumbi / Mosambee / Mausambee / Mosumbee / Mausumbee.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Tinda - Tinda

"Tinda" is a borrowed name in English language, so it's the same as in Urdu. Other name includes Round Gourd, and yet other lesser popular names include Apple Gourd and Indian Baby Pumpkin.
In Urdu "Tinda" or Teenda

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Sultanas - Munakkay

In Urdu "Munakkay" or Munakke

Saturday, February 28, 2009

Fritter - Pakora

"Fritter". There is simply no limit as to what the appearance of the fritter might actually look like. Its will visually look different according to the ingredients put into the recipe. The ingredients might also vary surprisingly e.g. flour, cheese, potato, onion, chilli, meat,seafood, herbs & spices etc..
In Urdu "Pakora" or Pakoda

Tamarind - Imli

"Tamarind" is basically a fruit but usually used as spice.
In Urdu "Imli" or Imly / Imlee / Emli / Emly / Emlee

Friday, February 27, 2009

Sesame Seed - Til

"Sesame Seed"
In Urdu "Til"

Toasted and regular sesame seeds

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nigella Seed - Kalonji

"Nigella Seed" has many different names with which it is known. But the one that stands out among all is Black Seeds. These are misinterpreted as onion seeds, but they are 'NOT', though they do look alike when compared to, side by side.
In Urdu "Kalonji" or  Kalaunji / Kalongi

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Millet - Baajra

In Urdu "Baajra" or Baajraa / Bajra / Bajraa