Spic-e-ncyclopedia

Here you will get to know A to Z English names of the spices used in Indian cuisine. Feel free to write to us if you think some more can be added or if there are more names that exist for a particular spice. We will be happy to hear from you.

 ENglish name    Hindi name

 Some facts
 Asafoetida                     Hing 
 Basil Tulsi 
 Bay leaf Tej patta 
 Black pepper Kaali mirch 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   



Black saltKaala namak
Caraway seedsKaala jeera
CardamomElaichi
Carom seedsAjwain
CinnamonDalchini
ClovesLaung
Coriander powderDhaniya powder
Coriander seedsDhaniya sabut
CuminJeera
CurrypattaCurry leaves
Dry mango powderAmchur
Fennel seedsSaunf
FenugreekKasturi methi
JiggeryGur
Mustard seedsRai
NutmegJaiphal
Onion seedsKalongi
Pomegranate seedsAnaar daana
Poppy seedsKhuskus
Red chilly powderLaal Mirchi
SaffronKesar
SaltNamak
Sesame seedsTil
SugarChinni
TamarindImli
Turmeric powderHaldi
VinegarSirka
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