Want to expand your knowledge about fruit names in different languages of India? Here are the names of the Popular Fruits Names in Tamil!
Tamil is narrated as “the only language of contemporary India which is recognizably continuous with a classical past,” as this language is known for having the oldest literature work. In India, it is chiefly spoken by the Tamilian people belonging to Tamilnadu and Puducherry. So, if you want to expand your knowledge, here are some Popular Fruits Names in Tamil!
Check out our article on vegetable names in Tamil here.
Popular Fruits Names in Tamil
Tamil Name: Mangai / Mankani
Mangoes tastes great in chutney, tarty pickles, and flavorsome juices.
2. Winter Cherry
Tamil Name: Amukkura-Kizhangu
Sour cherries with a slightly bitter note adds a palatable touch to the salads.
Tamil Name: Apple
Apples serve as a sweet spread or mid-meal munch.
Tamil Name: Elantha pazham
The sweet and chewy jujube is cherished raw with salt and chili flakes seasoning.
Tamil Name: Nellikai
Every Indian household pantries retain ‘Amla murabba‘ made by soaking gooseberries in sugar syrup.
Tamil Name: Pappali Kai
Papaya has a sweet and soft flesh that quickly melts in the mouth.
Tamil Name: Dhiratchai / Thiratchai
Sweet tarty grapes are cultivated either for table consumption or raisin and winemaking.
Tamil Name: Koyyapazham / Koiyaa Palam
Fresh and aromatic guavas seasoned with salt and chili powder taste yummy!
Tamil Name: Oranju / Kichilipazham
High in Vitamin-C, the tangy and aromatic orange slice adds a counterpoint to the fruit cup and salads.
Tamil Name: Tharpoosani / Darbusini
Watermelons are true ‘summer blessings’ as they keep you hydrated.
Tamil Name: Mulaam Palam
Nothing like relishing the slices of muskmelon in hot Indian summer.
Tamil Name: Paerikkaai
Pear features gritty texture, fruity aroma, and sweet taste that varies with the variety.
Tamil Name: Valai Palam / Vazha Pazham
Tamil Name: Anasi Pazham / Annasi Palam
Pineapple is a perfect blend of sweet and tart tones.
Tamil Name: Seetha Phalam
Its ice cream can be a wonderful dessert after a light meal!
Tamil Name: Thengai
Tamil Name: Mathulam Pazham
Pomegranate is rich in Vitamin C, K, fiber, folate, and potassium.
Tamil Name: Paeritchai Palam / Perichampazham
Pride of the tropical regions, chewy dates are consumed both fresh and dried.
Tamil Name: Purruppalam
It can be tossed on the salad or blended into smoothies.
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20. Wood apple
Tamil Name: Vilampazham
Wood apple is consumed after blending with jaggery, honey, or sugar.
Tamil Name: Akhrot / Nattuakrot Kottai
A powerhouse of multiple nutrients, walnuts imparts extra crispiness and nutty flavor to oatmeal and burfi.
Tamil Name: Karuppan
The sugary juice of sugarcane is the best bet for harsh summers and keeps stomach infections at bay.
Tamil Name: Kaaintha Thiraaichai / Ular Dhraaksha
Tamil Name: Saporta
It has mellow and sweet flesh that can be scooped for relishing raw.
25. Indian Plum
Tamil Name: Kaatambalam
Also known as Alubukhara, the sweet-tarty plums come in a wide range of colors and sizes.
Also Read: Popular Dry Fruit Names in Tamil