Nepali Vegetable Name in English

Nepali Vegetable Name in English

Here is an article that explains Nepali Vegetable Names and their equivalents in English. For non-native English speakers trying to understand how difficult it is to learn new words from other languages, it would be very useful. Not just non-native English Speakers but it’s a great help for native Nepali people who want to know the meaning of Nepali Vegetable names in English.

 Learn the Nepali names for vegetables and their translations into English. People who are learning English as a second language will find this blog more useful.

Vegetables play vital role in Nepali foods since typical Nepali regular meal includes rice, Dal and cooked vegetables. If you visit different parts of Nepal, you’ll find different kind of vegetables in all parts. In most of our houses, moms or sisters make meal for everyone most of the times. They prepare food every time but most of them don’t know the name of vegetables in English.

In my house also, my mom keeps asking me, what do you call ghiraula in English? or Banda in English or Iskus in English or Karela in English or Saag in English, etc. So now I came up with the solution. Whenever they ask me something similar, I’m going to send them this link so that I don’t have to explain them again and again haha.

 Everyone knows that different languages have specific words/terms for describing things / things around us. In English, vegetables such as Cabbage, Brinjal, etc. have different names, whereas their Nepali equivalents would be Bandagobi and Bhanta, respectively. Like that, here’s the list of vegetables with their translation in Nepali.

Nepali Vegetables in English

Corn – Makai

Mushroom – chayu

Cucumber – kaakro

Asparagus – Kurilo

Brinjal – Bhanta

Taro Leaf- Karkalo

Nepali Hog Plum – Lapsi

Lady’s Finger – Bhindi

Coriander – Dhaniya

Chayote Squash – Iskush

Onion – Pyaj

Beetroot – Chukandar

More Nepali Vegetable Names

Bitter Gourd – Karela

Spinach in Nepali – Palak

Bauhinia – Koiralo

Tomato – Tamatar

Cabbage – Bandagobi

Cauliflower – kauli/Gobi

Pumpkin – Farsi

Sweet Potato – Sakarkhanda

Potato – Aalu

Bottle Gourd – Lauka

Capsicum -Bhede Khursani

Spinach – Palungo

Garden Pea – Matar

Okra – Ramtoriya

Mint – Pudina

Garden – Chamsur

Kidney Beans – Rajma

Cumin Seeds – Jirako Dana

Radish – Mula

Beans – Simi

Snake Gourd – Chichindo

Soybean – Bhatamas

More Easy Nepali Vegetable meaning in English

Lettuce – Chinese Saag

Chilli – Khursani

Garlic – Lasun

Bamboo Shoots – Tama

Black Pepper – Kalo Marich

Green Bean – Bodi

Bay Leaf – Tej Patta

Taro Root – Pidalu

Chickpeas – Chana

Fiddlehead Ferns- Nihuro

Horse Gram – Gahat

Broccoli – Brokauli

Jackfruit – Katahar

Yardlong Beans – Tane Bodi

Pumpkin Shoots – Farsi ko Munta

Lamb’s quarters – Bethe ko Saag

Ginger – Aduwa

Sponge Gourd – Ghiraula

Turmeric – Beshar

Lettuce – Jirako Saag

Garlic Pear – Siplikaan

Kohlrabi Greens – Salgam ko Saag

BuckWheat Greens – Faapar ko Saag

Kauliflower Greens – Kauli ko Saag

Cassava – Tarul

Stinging Nettle – Sisnu ko Saag

Turnip – Salgam

Broad Leaf Mustard – Rayo ko Saag

Patol – Parwar

Do you like the list? If you know the more translation of popular Nepali Vegetables, you can comment down below. Cheers!!!

Also Read: Best Greetings in Nepali

What do you say Saag in English?

Saag means Nepali vegetable name which means Spinach or other leafy vegetables. There are many kind of Saag like Bethe ko saag, Tori ko Saag, Rayo ko Saag, etc

What does Banda Sabji in English Mean?

Banda or Banda Gobi means Cauliflower in English. Banda is used in many food items like Chowmin, to make Pakodas as well.

What does Chichinda Vegetable in English Mean

The Chichinda Vegetable in English means Snake Gourd.

What does Tori vegetable in English Mean?

Tori means Mustard and Turai means Ridge Gourd.

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