Popular Dry Fruit Names in Kannada

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Here’s a detailed list of some of the most Popular Dry Fruit Names in Kannada that’ll help you know more about the languague!

Nutrition-packed dry fruits are the best way to keep one full and energetic. If you are native to the southern part of India, this list of Popular Dry Fruit Names in Kannada will help you out for sure!

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Popular Dry Fruit Names in Kannada

1. Almond (Badam)

Dry Fruit Names in Kannada

Kannada Name: Badami

Touted for its high nutrition content, daily almond intake keeps sugar and cholesterol levels in check.

2. Cashew (Kaju)

Kannada Name: Godambi

From Kaju Burfi to Godambi Masala, cashew makes a statement in umpteen delicacies.

3. Pistachio (Pista)

Kannada Name: Pista

Thanks to its distinctive color and flavor, pistachio garnishing adds to the look and taste of dishes.

4. Walnut (Akhrot)

Kannada Name: Acrota / Arkodu

Earthy walnuts go well in vegan pakora recipes.

5. Nutmeg (Jayphal)

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Kannada Name: Jayikaai / Jajikai

Pride of Mughlai cuisine, nutmeg addition is cherished in custard, cookies, and puddings.

6. Flax Seed (Alsi)

Kannada Name: Agase Beeja

This superfood is a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids.

7. Dried Fig (Anjeer)

Kannada Name: Anjura / Athi

Thanks to its sweet and earthy flavor, dried figs are the nutritious treat for the tastebuds.

8. Dried Date (Khajur/ Kharak)

Kannada Name: Khare Kaayi / Kharjoora

Dried dates are an integral part of confectioneries like marzipans and cakes.

9. Sesame Seed (Tilli)

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Kannada Name: Ellu

You can toss roasted til on salads and soups.

10. Sunflower Seed (Surymukhi Beej)

Kannada Name: Suryakanti Beeja

Sprinkling sunflower seeds on pasta, curry, and scrambled eggs enhance their flavor and texture.

11. Cantaloup Seed (Kharbooj Beej)

Kannada Name: Budame Kaayi Beeja

Grounded seeds of cantaloupe increase the consistency of gravy in Paneer dishes.

12. Chestnut (Singhara)

Kannada Name: Mullukombu Beeja

Chestnut recipe, seasoned with flavoring sauces, is one of favorite Indian street food.

13. Raisin (Kishmish)

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Kannada Name: Ona Drakshi / Vona Drakshi

Thanks to its natural sweetness, its delightful addition makes Carrot Payasam more scrumptious.

14. Dried Apricot (Khubani)

Kannada Name: Sakkare Baadhami / Jardalu

The high fiber content of the apricots is boon for health.

15. Pinenut (Chilgoza)

Kannada Name: Chilgoza / Painkayi

Crunchy pinenuts taste best when roasted or toasted.

16. Peanut (Moongphalli)

Kannada Name: Kadalekaayi

Nothing like having a handful of baked or roasted peanuts to kick start your day.

17. Lotus Seed (Makhana)

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Kannada Name: Tavare Beeja / Tavare Vittikayi / Makhana

Butter roasted makhana is a true treat for tastebuds.

18. Poppy Seed (Khas Khas)

Kannada Name: Gasagase Beeja 

Poppy seeds are mixed with milk, ghee, and almonds to prepare delicious halwa.

19. Cudpahnut (Chironji)

Kannada Name: Charole / Kole Maavu

Kheer, pudding, and other confectionaries taste incomplete without its addition.

20. Desiccated Coconut (Sukha Khopra)

Kannada Name: Kobbari

Nariyal barfi, made from Desiccated Coconut is a star dessert of the Indian festival.

21. Prune / Dried Plum (Aloobukhara)

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Kannada Name: Onagida Draakshe

The powerhouse of vitamins and antioxidants, prune is a boon for eyes, skin, and hair.

22. Pecan

Kannada Name: Pecan Kayi

Nutty pecans are often mixed with pies for added crispiness.

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