Dictionary of English to Hindi Names of Spices & Herbs

मसालों के हिंदी अंग्रेजी नाम

Know the Hindi names of masala, herbs and spices like basil, bay leaf, black pepper, carom seeds, caraway seeds, chillies, nutmeg, cinnamon, coriander powder, cumin seeds, curry leaves, cloves, cardamom, fenugreek seeds, nutmeg, celery, mace, oregano, poppy seeds, rosemary, saffron, thyme, turmeric, etc. All the names have been arranged alphabatically in English.

English To Hindi Names of Fruits and Vegetables | Hindi Names of Whole-grains, lentils | Hindi Names of Dairy Products | Hindi-English Names of Nuts | Hindi to English Names

To know the details on these spices, go to spices page.

English NameHindi NamePicture
Aniseed / FennelSaunf
Asafoetida Hing
Bay Leaf (Cassia Cinnamon Leaves)Tej Patta, Tej pat
दालचीनी पत्तियां
Black PepperKali Mirch
काली मिर्च
Black SaltKala namak
काला नमक
Carom SeedsAjwaiin, Ajvain, Ajvan, Ajvayan
Caraway SeedsShahi Jeera, Black Cumin Seeds
शाही जीरा
Chillies-RedLal Mirch
लाल मिर्च
Chilli Powder-RedLal Mirch Powder
लाल मिर्च पाउड, Grow chillies from seeds video
Chillies-GreenHari Mirch
Cinnamon, Cinnamon PowderDalchini
Cinnamon PowderDalchini Powder
दालचीनी पाउडर
Citric AcidNimbu Ka Sat
Coriander WholeDhania Saabut
धनिया साबुत
Coriander PowderDhania Powder
धनिया पाउडर
Cumin seedsJeera
Curry LeavesKadipatta, Curry patta
करी पत्ते
CardamomElaichi इलायची
Fenugreek Seeds benefitsDana methi
दाना मेथी
Mace in HindiJavitri
Mango Powder, AmchurAmchur
Mustard seedsRai
सरसों का बीज

English NameHindi NamePicture
OreganoAjwain, Sathra, Mirzanjosh

Onion Seeds, NigellaKalaunji
Pandan Leaf, ScrewpineKewra

PaprikaDeghi Mirch
लाल शिमला मिर्च

Poppy seedsKhus Khus, Post
खुसखुस, खसखस,पोस्त
SafflowerKardi, Kusumbha, Kusum

Turmeric PowderHaldi Powder
हल्दी पाउडर

Comments to date: 87. Page 1 of 1.

Dharmender kr. Sharma, May 28th, 2016

This is a good knowledge for us and our children. Thanks. Kindly include left out Indian spices also.

MANOJ TIWARI, April 28th, 2016

what is name of in hindi kanna herbal seeds.

sandeep,  March 17th, 2016

what is cassia name in hindi i want see pic of cassia

sikendra chaudhary,  January 31st, 2016

Basil leaf and tulsi different plant.

RAJPAL SINGH CHOUHAN,  January 28th, 2016

kindly tell the name of following - Ugurimartic seed

S P Singh, Monday, January 4th, 2016

Kindly tell me hindi name of CHIA Seed

D haram greeak,  December 10th, 2015

Please let me know what oregano is called in hindi

Ashok Bhumkar,  Monday, November 9th, 2015

What is Kala jira?

Khushru, October 24th, 2015

What is Celery Seeds call in Hindi And Gujarati.

Salman, Sunday, October 18th, 2015

If you could tell me the English name for methra

Rinika,  October 13th, 2015

What is sumac in Hindi?sumac is actually a herb. Bt I need a local name for the same.

deepak,  October 4th, 2015

what is the rosemary called in hindi?
Admin:  Rosemary is Hindi is known as Gulmehandi,

rajesh,  September 26th, 2015

What is hindi or indian name of comfrey?
Admin:  There is not Hindi name COMFREY. It is written as ?. Its other common names are black root, boneset, consolida, consound, knitbone and slippery root.

JATIN S RESHAM DALAL, August 29th, 2015

ajwain / carom seeds & oregano are same or different ?

Mahesh Patil,  August 5th, 2015

I want to Know to Hindi Names of Sumac dried, Bughul, Maftoul, Green Lentils, please mail me if you can, Thank you

Saira,  July 27th, 2015

What is parsley called in hindi and marathi
Admin:  Parsley in Hindi is called as ????? Ajamoda.

Archana Pant, July 7th, 2015

Great information. Keep up the good work.
Please give me the difference between ajwain and ajmod.

Spirit Ma,  June 4th, 2015

What is marshmallow root in Hindi, is it available in India?

Anisa shaikh,  May 6th, 2015

In Hindi what call celery seed?
Admin:  Celery in India is known as Shalari, Ajmud; Bandhuri in Hindi, Chanu in Bengali, Bodiajmoda in Gujarati, Ajmoda in Marathi, Kernauli in Punjabi; Ajamoda in Sanskrit and Ajmada in Tamil.

ashish arya, April 28th, 2015

What is the Hindi name of lemon grass ?? If it's name is( jwarankush) say yes!
Admin:  Lemon grass in Hindi is called as Bushitrina.

Chetan,  April 22nd, 2015

What is hindi name for SAGE? Thanx
Admin:  Sage herb in Hindi in known as Kamarkas.

Tornado,  April 21st, 2015

What is the Hindi name of Kanna Herbal Seed?

bagmita mohanty,  March 13th, 2015

Give me the Hindi name of thyme

nishu, March 8th, 2015

what is the bengoli name of allspice

arwa, March 3rd, 2015

what is rosemary and sagi leaves in hindi called

neha, Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Can you please tell me the Hindi names of common rue, Armenian earth, seedlac

nilu,  December 17th, 2014

want to know the meaning of Marshmallow Root in hindi with its picture

Sandip Das, November 7th, 2014

what is the bengali name of "alarm powder"?

pragnesh,  October 25th, 2014

What are hindi names of following spices
Bengal gram, cassia, mallic acid, anistar, cassia leaf.

kharbanda rachna,  October 7th, 2014

What is marshmallow root called in Hindi .

Asma,  June 19th, 2014

What is Seedlac in hindi

Sushil Kumar M ehta,  June 12th, 2014

Very knowledgeable site thanks please advise hindi name of "Chia" seeds, THANKS, it needs to visit site or will be mailed
Admin:  Chia seeds is known as Sabza seeds or Faluda seeds in Hindi. They look like basil (Tulsi) seeds.

lancy,  Sunday, June 8th, 2014

what is the hindi name for SALT PETER.
Admin:  namak, Kalimirch

Yashwant Dalvi,  April 11th, 2014

What is Indian name for Marshmallow / GoldenSeal / Bucchu?

Judy, Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Please give me equivalents for
cnisful, jaipatri, maipatri and sambarpan.

Varun Goel,  February 21st, 2014

What is the hindi name of
- Lemon Grass
- Lime
- Lemon
Admin:  There is actually no Hindi for lemon grass. In Hindi people called it as Hari Patti.

Riyaz M Deshmukh,  February 18th, 2014

Carom seed are ajwain then what is oregano it confuses me.
Admin:  Carom seeds and oregano both mean Ajwain in Hindi, the difference is that the carom refers to the seeds while oregano refers to the leaves pieces.

hasanba sir, January 16th, 2014

Good to know that clear lots of the doubts
Now i am comfortable and knowledgeable about spices

Aman,  December 19th, 2013

can you pls tell me what we called Kasoori Methi in english.
Admin:  Kasoori methi in English is called Fenugreek leaves.

Mayur, October 13th, 2013

What is the Hindi Or Gujarati name for Damar and "gund" in english is known as?
Admin:  Gund in English is Gum.

Mubarak shaik, Saturday, July 6th, 2013

I went every garam masala items name.
Admin:  Please go to /spices/garam-masala.html

B.khan, Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Your glossary is very helpful. I think khas- khas is not onion seeds?

Satima,  April 23rd, 2013

What we call parsley in marathi?

Nirmal Virmani,  April 7th, 2013

Please let me know the Hindi names of - Arnica, Chickweed, Comfrey, Caspicum, Red Clover, Marshmallow root and Oregano.
Admin:  Chickweed Hindi: Buch-bucha ???-????, Caspicum Hindi name : Shimla mirch, Marshmallow Hindi Name : Khatmi, Oregano in Hindi is ?. There are no Hindi names for Arnica, Comfrey and red Clover.

Haresh bidichandani,  March 29th, 2013

Hindi name of parsley leaves.
Admin:  Parsley is called Ajmood in Hindi, Achu Mooda in Kannada and Kothambeluri in Malayalam.

Chetan Shah, Thursday, March 28th, 2013

What is the hindi name of casatoria seeds?

eeshwar,  Thursday, February 14th, 2013

where can we buy ZATAR(Arabic) Oregano(English) in India.
Admin:  Oregano in Hindi is known Ajwain. It is awailable at all grocery shops.

Shreen, Thursday, February 14th, 2013

What is hindi name caraway seeds , and black cumin seeds>

Admin:  Caraway seeds and black cumin seeds are known as kala jeera or in Hindi.

Diana Komal, Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

This is very useful, sometimes we tend to forget the Hindi or English spices. Thank you for this info.

Ashish, February 8th, 2013

What is the hindi name for Cassia?
Admin:  Cassia is known as Jangli Dalchini in Hindi.

Sanjay Maheshwari,  February 7th, 2013

Superb! good that most of the spices with their English Hindi names with photos are attached. My kids really like this.

Raman Rana, February 5th, 2013

Its very nice collection of some important English -Hindi conversion of spices.

Bimbo,  February 2nd, 2013

This very good info. I am only 5 years old. Thanks you and all people for putting this together. I am learning cooking now so that when I grow big no depending on woman to cook.
Admin:  Great!

MGupta, January 28th, 2013

I want to know what hing is called in English.
Admin:  Hing in English is called as Asafoetida.

Neel,  January 27th, 2013

Allspice is "Kabab Chini" and not a mixture of spices. It is the dried aromatic fruit of a West Indian tree, used whole or ground as a culinary spice (Pimenta dioica).

mridul,  January 14th, 2013

I want to know what is Ajinamoto.
Admin:  Ajinomoto is a salt which is added in the Chinese dishes to enhance the taste. It is also known as mono sodium gultamate (MSG).

Lobna,  December 30th, 2012

What is the name of sumac powder in hindi?
Admin:  Sumac powder in Hindi in known as Kankrasing or Kankrasringi.

Neha sharma, Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Really its very nice for me because of I did't known about some spice names.

Archana,  December 21st, 2012

Is carom seeds and oregano both are ajwain?
Admin:  Carom seeds, oregano and Ajwain are same. Ajwain is also known as Carom, Ajowan, Bishop’s Weed. It is the small seed-like fruit of the Bishop’s Weed plant.

Kamal mohan singh, December 16th, 2012

Thanks very useful data and good collection off spices.

Bharat K, December 9th, 2012

Its really helps to improvise knowledge.

Manoj,  December 1st, 2012

Will any body please tell me the Hindi name of Barley.
Admin:  Barley Hindi name is जौ or जवार.

sam, Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Onion seeds and poppy seeds (khus khus) are two different things.
Admin:  Thanks. Yes, onion seeds are kilongy and poppyt seeds are khus khus.

Sunetra, November 25th, 2012

It is very useful because I am only 12 years old.

Mohan kodange, November 11th, 2012

I was looking for the hindi word for allspice. No one seems to know. Will you please add it to your list.
Admin:  Allspice is the dried, unripe berry of a pimento tree. It combines the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves. Its English names are Jamaica pepper, myrtle pepper, pimento and newspice. In Hindi, it is known as Kebab Cheeni. Allspice in a recipe can be substituted by a mixture of equal parts of nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves.

Japneet Kaur,  October 23rd, 2012

Its very useful especially to me because I donot know about spices in hindi. Actually I want to make an ointment that my mother gave me an idea of getting relief from my pain.

BIJAY,  October 5th, 2012

This is very use full for all children and students.

Chithra, September 30th, 2012

I would prefer if this list was presented from Hindi to English.
Admin:  Hindi to English names are given at /glossary.html

Florence,  Friday, September 14th, 2012

Would be grateful if you could give me the hindi name of thw herb corydalis.
Admin:  Corydalis is not a single herb but it is the name for a group of herbs used to relieve pain. Different Corydalis herbs are Corydalis yanhusuo used in Chinese herbal medicine; Corydalis gariana native to the Himalayas, is used medicinally in India; Corydalis cava, used in European herbalism, etc. There are no Hindi names for these herbs.

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