glossary of indian fruits in english, hindi, tamil, marathi language

glossary of indian fruits – here’s a handy glossary table with the english names and their hindi, tamil and marathi equivalents.

in english – in hindi and also in some regional languages

englishhinditamilmarathikonkaniother languages
avocado, butter fruitmakhanphalvenna pandu (in telugu)
coconutnariyal naralnaalkhopru (in gujarati)
custard applesitaphalseethapazham
dry plumsaloo bukhara
jack fruitkathal, katahalpalapazham, chakka in malayalamphanasphanas
black plum, java plum jamun jambul
indian goose berryamlanellikai, nelli in malayalamavala, awlaavlaraj nellikai (kannada)
grapesangur, angoordratchai
guavaamrudkoiya peru
kiwi fruit
mango (ripe)aammampazham,
mango (unripe)kairiambli
musk melonkharabujamulampazhamchibud
orangesantara, naranginaaram narangi
papayapapitapapali pazham papai
pomegranateanarmadhulam pazham dalimb
sapotachikkusapota pazham chikku
sweet lemonmausami mosambi
star fruitkamarakh (in gujarati)

if you know the name of any fruit in any regional indian language and want to update it in this post, then do leave it in the comment section and we will update the post.

if we have missed any fruit, then also you can let us know. thanks in advance.

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i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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6 thoughts on “glossary of indian fruits in english, hindi, tamil, marathi language

  1. Grapes are called draksha in Marathi. Can you add that please? Also I would like to add that I am a huge fan of your recipies n this website in general.

    • thank you aishwarya. i need to rework on this posts, but not getting time. when i rework, i will add the names which all readers have suggested. thanks again.

  2. Shatoot.this black color fruit quite common in punjab. May b called some berry. Could u find it exact name in english

    • barry, its called mulberry.

  3. thanks for providing such a interesting and awesome knowledge.
    it has become one of my favourite site and topic

    • thanks neetu

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