Check out the informative list on some of the most popular Dry Fruit Names in Marathi, the native languague of Maharashtra!
Dry fruits are known as a ‘punch of nutrients,’ thanks to the fact that they’re packed with essential vitamins. Here’s an exclusive list showcasing some popular Dry Fruit Names in Marathi!
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Dry Fruit Names in Marathi
1. Walnut (Akhrot)
Marathi Name: Akrod
Thanks to its high antioxidant contents, walnut is famous as an anti-aging superfood.
2. Pistachio (Pista)
Marathi Name: Pista
Toss them atop desserts, shakes or make their ‘barfi‘, pistachio complements all!
3. Lotus Seed (Makhana)
Marathi Name: Makhana / Kamalche Bee
Be it untimely hunger pangs, or a fasting day, roasted makhanas serves as a top choice in both.
4. Almond (Badam)
Marathi Name: Badaam
Consuming a handful of almonds daily keeps cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight in check.
5. Cashew (Kaju)
Marathi Name: Kaju
Buttery flavored cashews are delightful garnish for Kheer, Biryani, and Savory dishes.
6. Peanut (Moongphalli)
Marathi Name: Shengdana
Roasted and deep-fried peanuts, with a salty pinch, always tantalize the tastebuds.
7. Pinenut (Chilgoza)
Marathi Name: Chilgoza
Earthy flavored chilgoza, with a slight piney note, goes well in pesto and desserts.
8. Dried Fig (Anjeer)
Marathi Name: Rumbadi / Umbar
The high fiber content of fig curbs down food cravings.
9. Sesame Seed (Tilli)
Marathi Name: Til
With a nutty and crunchy taste, roasted til enhances the food flavor.
10. Dry Date (Khajur)
Marathi Name: Kharik
Nutritious dates are prized for their natural sweetness and longer shelf life.
11. Flax Seed (Alsi)
Marathi Name: Javasu
One tablespoon of Alsi not only controls cholesterol but also keeps eye and skin healthy.
12. Raisin (Kishmish)
Marathi Name: Manuka / Bedana
The goodness of raisin can be mixed with kheer and fruit shakes.
13. Sunflower Seed (Surajmukhi Beej)
Marathi Name: Suryaphul Biyane
High in antioxidants and Vitamin-E, skin conscious must include sunflower seeds in their diet.
14. Prunes (Sukha Aloobukhara)
Marathi Name: Alubhukhar
Known for its high nutrition profile, adding prunes in diet relieves arthritis and vision problems.
15. Water Chestnut (Singhara)
Marathi Name: Shingada
Boiled singhara is popular snack food, while its grounded flour is made into Farali Sheera.
16. Arrowroot (Ararot)
Marathi Name: Ararot
Arrowroot flour is a great egg substitute for vegan muffins and cookies recipes.
17. Dried Apricot (Khubani)
Marathi Name: Jardalu
Star ingredient of Mughlai Pulav, Khubani is touted to keep sugar craving in check.
18. Nutmeg (Jayphal)
Marathi Name: Jayphal
Apart from flavoring the meat dish, Nutmegs are a vital ingredients of garam masala.
19. Poppy Seed (Khaskhas)
Marathi Name: Khaskhas / Khuskhus
20. Cudpahnut (Chironji)
Marathi Name: Charauli
The topping of nutty and sweet cudpahnut intensifies the flavor of pudding and kheer.
21. Desiccated Coconut (Sukha Khopra)
Marathi Name: Khobra
Thanks to its raw flavor, it is a star ingredient of the Barfi recipe.
22. Cantaloupe Seeds (Kharbooja Beej)
Marathi Name: Kalingad Biyane
You can enhance the consistency and texture of gravy with them!