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This list contains glossary of cooking related items and their equivalents in Finnish, Marathi and Hindi language. This list has been created to facilitate daily shopping in Finland. If you have comments or suggestions about this list, please email me at smusale@yahoo.com Marathi and Hindi characters are represented using Webdunia font. In order to view Marathi and Hindi characters, please download Webdunia font and install it on your computer.

Disclaimer: This document is ONLY for personal use. It should NOT be used for any commercial purpose. The Finnish words in this glossary are taken from a dictionary and the Finnish words are not yet reviewed by a Finnish person.


Fruits | Vegetables | Seeds | Grains
Dairy Products | Other


Measurement Table

1oz = 28.35 gms.= 1 fl oz = 30 ml
1cup = 210 ml = 7 fl oz 
1tsp= 5 ml = 1/6 fl oz
1 tbsp = 15 ml = 1/2 fl oz = 3 tsps
solids, measure heaped and liquids, to the brim.
OZ GMS OZ GMS OZ GMS OZ GMS OZ GMS
1/2 15 2 1/2 65 4 1/2 125 6 1/2 185 10 290
1 30 3 80 5 140 7 200 11 320
1 1/2 40 3 1/2 95 5 1/2 155 8 230 12 350
2 55 4 110 6 170 9 260
NOTE: Rounded to multiples of 5.

Cooking Glossary in

English -> Finnish -> Marathi --> Hindi

(Version 1.01)
FRUITS
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Apple Malus sylvestris Omena mVUhak= muc
Banana Musa paradisiacal Banaani fUuBe fUujt
Figs Ficus carica Viikuna ykseh ykseh
Grapes Vitis vinifera Viinirypäle tGu ykdqh
Groundnuts
---
Nüd=tKu bqkdVUje
Guavas
---
vuÁ ybÁ=
Jackfruit
---
VUKm fUt:j
Jamoon Euginia jambolana
---
stöCqB stöCqj
Mango Mangifera indica Mango ytöct ytb
Mashmelon
---
xhcq\\s Fhcq\\s
Orange Citrus aurantium Appelsiini mkºte mkºtt
Papaya Carica papaya
---
vvRo vve;t
Pear Päärynä ltNv;e ltNv;e
Pineapple Ananas yllm yllm
Plum Luumu ytjqc¡fUth ytjqc¡fUth
Sweet lime
---
btumöce btumöce
Watermelon Vesimeloni fUrjkdz xhcq\\s, fUrjkdz
Zizyphus
---
ctuh cuh
Dry Fruits
Almond Prunus amygdalus Manteli c=tb c=tb
Apricot Prunus armeniaca Aprikoosi sh=tBq  F¡btle
Cashewnut Cashewpähkinä fUtsq  fUtsq
Currants Vitis vinifera Herukka rfUNrbN rfUNrbN
Dates Phoenix dactilifera
---
Fsqh Fsqh
Pistachio Vihermanteli, pistaasi rvô;t rvô;t
Raisins Vitis vinifera Rusina cu=tKu  rfUNrbN
Walnut Saksanpähkinä ytf{Utuz ytf{Utuz

VEGETABLES
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Vegetables
Amaranth
---
aJBe aJje
Bell Pepper
---
ZtucBe rbhae rmbjt rbao
Bengal gram leaves
---
aãgtae =tj  alu fUe Ctse
Bitter gourd Monordica charantia
---
fUthju fUhujt
Bottle gourd Lagenaria vulgaris
---
=¡"eCtuvBt =¡"e
Cabbage Brassica oleracea var Kaali fUtuce vútt dtuCe
Carrot Daucus carota Porkkana dtsh dtsh
Cauliflower Kukkakaali ÜjtpJh VU¡jdtuCe
Chilli Chili rbhae rbhae
Cluster Beans
---
dJth dJth
Coriander Cilantro
---
fUtur:kceh  "rlgt
Corn cobs, maize Zea manys Maissi bfUt C¡Õt, b¢fUt
Cucumber Cucumus sativas Kurkku fUtfUze fUfUze
French Beans
---
¶tJK DuJzt DuJzt
Green chilli
---
rnhJe rbhae nhe rbao
Lime or Lemon Citrus limon Sitruuna rjöcq  lecq
Mushrooms Sieni b¶qb (fU¡ºgtae Aºte) dqae
Onion Allium cepa Sipuli fUtk=t Ëgt\\s
Peas Herne bxth bxh
Potato Solanum tuberosum Peruna cxtxt ytjq
Pumpkin Kurpitsa CtuvBt fUæq
Radish Raphanus sativus Retiisi b¡Bt  bqje
Spinach Spinacia-olerecea Pinaatti vtjfU vtjfU
Sweet potato
---
h;tBu NfUhfUk=
Tomato Lycopersicon-esculentum Tomaatti xtubpxtu xbtxh

SEEDS
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Aniseed Aniksen Siemen mtiVU
Cumin seed
---
sehu  seht
Fenugreek seeds Trigonella foenum-graecum
---
bu:e bu:e
Kidney beans
---
htsbt htsbt
Mustard seeds Brarica nigra Sinappi btunhe  htRo
Pomegranate seeds Granaattiomena ylth=tlt
Poppy Seeds Unikko FmFm  FmFm 
Sesame Seesami ;eB ;ej

GRAINS
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Cereals
Long grain rice Riisi ctmb;e ;tk=qB ctmb;e atJj
Pearl Millet
---
ctshe ctsht
Horsebean
---
Wze= ztB Wh= =tj
Pulses
Green gram Phaseolus aureus
---
bqd ztB bqkd =tj
Fieldbean
---
Jtj  Jtj 

DAIRY PRODUCTS
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Solid
Cottage cheese Mökki muikku?? aes vleh
Cream Kerma bjRo  bjtRo
Dried whole milk Milk Thickened
---
FJt Ftugt, btJt
Liquid
Butter Milk
---
;tfU  Atm
Curd Jourtti =ne =ne
Milk Maito =q" =q"

OTHER
English Botanical Name
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi Legend
Citric acid Citruunahappo
---
lecq m; Acid
Asafoetida
--
rnkd  rnkd  Spices
Basil Basilika ;¡Bm ;¡jme Herb
Bay leaf
--
;btj vºt ;usvl Herb
Hemp Hamppu Ctkd Ckd essence
Indian gooseberry Emblica officinalis Karviainen, Karviaismarja ytJBt ytbjt
Black pepper Pippuri, Paprika fUtBu rbhu fUtje rbao Spices
Black salt
--
fUtBu beX  fUtjt lbfU Masala
Capsicum Cardamom
--
Rjtgae Rjtgae Spices
Cinnamon Kaneli =tjrale =tjrale Spices
Clove Apila jJkd jJkd Spices
Cottonseed Puuvilla fUtvqm fUvtm oil
Coconut Oil Kookospähkinä ?? Ftuchuj ;uj ltrhgj fUt ;uj Oil
Cudpahnut
--
athtuBu  rahtüse, athtuje Nuts
Coconut Cocos lucifera Kookospähkinä lthB ltrhgj Nut
Curry leaves
--
fUzevútt fUzev:t Herb
Drumstick, Moringa oleifera Kanankoipi NuJÉgtågt Nüdt b¡hkfUt
Castor Sirotin Yhkztau ;uj  Yhkze oil
Flaked, Beaten rice
--
vtunu vtunt, raJzt Rice Family
Flour Jauhot dÔntau veX  ytxt Flour
Sugarcane Saccharum officinarum Sokeriruoka Qm  dàlt Stem
Garlic Allium sativum Valkosipuli jmqK jnml Spices
Ginger Zinziber officinalse Inkivääri ytju  y=hfU Spices
Gram flour
--
cuml  cuml  Flour
Honey Hunaja b" Nn= Liquid
Jaggery, Molasses
--
dqB  d¡z Basic Kitchen Item
Yellow Lentil Keltainen Siemen bmqh ztB bmqh =tj Dal
Mint Minthe spicata Minttu v¡=elt v¡=elt Herb
Myrtle
--
bunk=e rnlt Herb
Eucalyptus Eukalyptys rljrdhe rljrdhe oil
Nutmeg
--
stgVUB stgVUj Spice
Oil
--
;uj ;uj Fat
Betel leaves, piper
--
vtl vtl Leaf
Plain flour
Flour Refines
--
bi=t bi=t Flour
Puffed Rice
---
b¡hb¡hu b¡hb¡hu Rice Family
Elucine coracana
--
ltaKe htde, ltale Millet
Red chilli Punainen ?? jtj rbhae jtj rbao Spices
Rice Orya sativa Riisi ;tk=qB atJj Rice Family
Rose Ruusu d¡jtc d¡jtc Flower
Rose Water
--
d¡jtc vtKe d¡jtc sj Essence
Star anise
--
=dz VUqj =dz VUqj Spice
Saffron
--
fUuNh fUumh Spices
Sunflower Helianthus annus Auringonkukka m¡goVUqj mqhsb¡Fe Oil
Salt Suola beX lbfU Basic Kitchen Item
Semolina Manna Suurimoita hJt mqse, hJt Flour
Sugar Sokeri mtFh aele Basic Kitchen Item
Tamarind
--
raka Rbje Basic Kitchen Item
Turmeric
---
nB= nÖ=e Spices
Vegetable oil
--
Jlôv;e ;uj Jlôv;e ;uj Fat
Vinegar Etikka rÔnludh  rmhfUt Liquid
Wheat Triticum sativum Vehnä dnq  dunq

 
English
Finnish
Marathi
Hindi
Beef Naudanliha
---
---
Biscuit Keksi rcrôfUx rcrôfUx
Bread Leipä vtJ zcj htuxe
Butter Voi cxh/jtuKe bÏFl
Cake Kakku fUufU fUufU
Chicken Kana/Broileri rafUl  rafUl 
Egg Muna ykze ykzt
Fish Kala btmu  båAe
Ham Kinkku z¡fUhtau btm  mqyh fUt btkm
Lamb Meat Lampaanliha bxK bxl
Pork Sianliha z¡fUhtau btm  mqyh fUt btkm
Prawns Katkarapu fUtuBöce fUtujöce


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December 2000.