cereals names | list of cereals names in english, hindi, marathi, tamil, telugu, kannada

Cereals names in english, hindi, marathi, tamil, telugu, kannada ( cereals list ):

This exhaustive cereals list contains names of cereals in english, hindi, marathi, tamil, telugu, kannada languages. Names of the cereals flour as well as the products from the cereals is also mentioned. Cereal pictures are also displayed in this glossary list. 

The first column consists of the picture of the cereal. The remaining columns are for the names of cereals in the various languages. i have also mentioned if the grain or seed is gluten free.  this cereal list is best viewed in a laptop browser. 

Cereals are an integral part in Indian cuisine. Cereals are called as anaj in hindi. Both various type of grains and millets fall in the broad category of cereals. Millets, amaranth, quinoa are generally seeds and are called as pseudo grains. 

The english, hindi and marathi translations has been done by me. For the other languages, I have referred the book – modern cookery by thangam philip. 

I will be updating this post in other Indian languages as well. Please do read the comments section for more information. 

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Cereals names

Cereal English Hindi Marathi Tamil Telugu Kannada Gluten free
wheat grains macro Wheat Gehun Gahu Godumai Godhumai Godi X
wheat dalia Broken wheat,
Cracked wheat
Dalia Lapsi Godumai ravai Godhuma rava Kuttida godi, godi rave X
whole wheat flour - atta Whole wheat flour Atta Kaneek Godumai maavu Godhuma pindi Godi hittu X
maida or all purpose flour All purpose flour,
Refined flour
Maida Maida Maida maavu Maida pindi Maida hittu X
sooji, rava Cream of wheat, semolina Sooji, suji Rava Ravai Rava Rava X
seviyan Vermicelli Seviyan, sevai, sev Shevaya Semiya Semiya Semige X
noodles Noodles Noodles X
pasta Pasta Pasta X
fresh corn Corn, maize Makai, bhutta Makka Makka cholam Mokkajona Mekke jola X
Dried corn Makai ka dana X
makki ka dalia Corn meal, polenta Makai ka dalia Makka rava Cholam rava Mokkajona rava Mekke jola rava X
maize flour Maize flour Makai ka atta Makyache
Makka cholam maavu Mokkajona pindi Mekke jola hittu X
corn starch Corn starch Corn flour
barley Barley Jav Jau Barli arisi Yavam Barli X
rice Rice Chawal Tandool Pacha arisi Biyyam Akki
parboiled rice Parboiled rice Ukda chawal, sela chawal, arwa chawal Ukda tandool Puzhungal arisi Uppudu biyyam Kusubalakki
poha Beaten rice, parched rice, rice flakes Poha, chiwra, chidwa Pohe Aval Atukulu Avalakki
puffed rice Puffed rice Murmura,  Kurmura
Arisi pori Borugulu, murmuralu Mandakki, kurlari
rice flour Rice flour Chawal ka atta Tandlache peeth Arisi maavu Biyyappu pindi Akki hittu
sabudana Tapioca, sago Sabudana Sabudana
tapioca flour Cassava or tapioca flour Cassava Maravalli kizhangu mav Karapendalam Marageanasu
amaranth seeds Amaranth seeds Rajgira, ramdana
amaranth flour Amaranth flour Rajgira atta
buckwheat Buckwheat Kuttu, kootu Kuttu Kotu
buckwheat groats Buckwheat groats Sabut kuttu
buckwheat flour Buckwheat flour Kuttu ka atta
quinoa Quinoa
oats Oats Jai, javie
pearl millet - bajra Pearl millet Bajra Bajri Kambu Sajjalu Sajje
jowar-sorghum Sorghum, milo Jowar, juar,  Jwari  cholam  Jonnalu Jola
finger-millet-ragi Finger millet Mundal, makra, mandua Nachni Kizhvaragu Ragulu Ragi
foxtail millet Foxtail millet Kangni  Rala  thinai Korra Navane
little millet Little millet Kutki Sava, halvi Samai  Saama Saame
barnyard millet Barnyard millet
Sama, samvat, swang, vrat ke chawal
Varai, vari, Kuthiravaali Odalu Oodhalu
  Kodo millet Kodon Kodra Varagu Arikelu Harka
  Arrow root flour Arra root, araruta, paniphal
  Water chestnut flour Singhare ka atta
  Foxnuts Makhana, phool makhana

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