Indian Spices Glossary

Ajwain   Carom Seeds / Thymol Seeds
Amchoor   Dry Mango Powder
Anardana   Pomegrate Seeds
Dalchini   Cinnamon
Dhania   Coriander Seeds
Elaichi   Cardamom
Imli   Tamarind
Jaiphal   Nutmeg
Javitri   Mace
Jeera   Cumin Seeds
Gur   Jaggery
Haldi   Turmeric
Heeng   Asafoetida
Kala Namak   Black Salt
Kali Mirch   Black Pepper
Kalonji   Nigella / Onion Seeds
Kasoori Methi   Dry Fenugreek Leaves
Kesar   Saffron
Khus Khus   Poppy Seeds
Laung   Clove
Magaz   Dried Pumpkin / Watermelon Seeds
Methi   Fenugreek Seeds
Namak   Salt
Rai / Sarson   Mustard Seeds
Saunf   Fennel Seeds / Aniseed
Saunth   Dry Ginger
Shah Jeera   Black Cumin Sees
Shakkar / Chini   Sugar
Sirka   Vinegar
Tejpatta   Bay Leaf
Til   Sesame Seeds
Tulsi  Basil