Here is a list of Popular Vegetable Names in Marathi, which is the official language of the state of Maharashtra in India!
After Hindi and Bengali, Marathi is the third-highest number of speakers in India. The slight variation in terms of pronunciation and expression is observed that gives rise to 42 dialects of the standard Marathi language. Let’s have a look at Popular Vegetable Names in Marathi!
Check out our article on Vegetable Names in Sanskrit here
Popular Vegetable Names in Marathi
Marathi Name: Batata
High in fiber, potassium, vitamin C, B6, this starchy root vegetable pairs well with almost every vegetable.
Marathi Name: Tomato / Tamato
Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamin C, K, potassium, and folate.
3. Ash Gourd
Marathi Name: Kohala
Star ingredient of Indian delicacy ‘Petha’, the sweet flesh of ash gourd can also be added to salads.
4. Lady Finger
Marathi Name: Bhendi
It is cut either in a slice or rounds to prepare Indian specialties like Kurkuri Bhindi, mixed veg, or Masala bhindi.
Marathi Name: Lal Bhopala
The yellow-orange flesh of the pumpkin is used in savory dishes.
Marathi Name: Palaka / Sag
Use its leaves in salads, cook as a vegetable, or prepare crispy fritters.
7. Bitter Gourd
Marathi Name: Karale
It is the main ingredient in the famous Karela Bhaji!
8. Taro Root
Marathi Name: Alu / Chempu
Nutty-flavored taro tastes best when fried, roasted, or boiled.
9. Bottle Gourd
Marathi Name: Dudhi Bhopala
Gourd can be prepared into scrumptious fritters, kofta, and pudding.
10. Snake Gourd
Marathi Name: Padwal
Loaded with dietary fibers, vitamins C, and E, snake gourd is boon for healthy skin and hair.
11. Ridge Gourd
Marathi Name: Dodaka
The spongy flesh can be added to dal, sambhar, and pachadi.
Marathi Name: Hiravi Mirachi
Chili plays a vital role in Indian cuisines, as they impart the desired level of spiciness to dishes.
Marathi Name: Aale
The addition of spicy and peppery ginger gives a kick of flavor to ginger tea, pickles, and savory dishes.
Marathi Name: Lasud / Lasan
Garlic is a flavorful condiment for soup, stews, and meat dishes.
Marathi Name: Mula
The crispy texture and peppery flavor of radish makes it a subtle addition to salads and soups.
Marathi Name: Phanas
Use it as a substitute for meat to ginger up the taste of curries, noodles, and soups.
Marathi Name: Kothimbir
Coriander leaves add flavor to salads, raita, soups, and savory dishes.
Marathi Name: Kobi
Used in salads, paratha, soups, and snack preparation.
Marathi Name: Methi
Dried and fresh leaves are a great addition to dal, soups, and vegetable dishes.
Marathi Name: Phoolkobi / Flower
It is a rich source of Vitamin C, K, and dietary fiber.
21. Broad Beans
Marathi Name: Ghevada / Val Papdi
Best for a vegan diet, as it provides ample amount of fiber, protein, and minerals to the body.
Marathi Name: Kakdi
This hydrating veggie, with melon-like taste, is relished in the salad.
Marathi Name: Vaange
Goes well in stews, soups, and vegetable dishes.
24. Cluster Beans
Marathi Name: Gavaar
Stir-fried and the flour of dried beans is used in cheese and icecream making.
Marathi Name: Dhobali Mirchi
Mild, sweet, and crispy capsicum enhances the taste of sandwiches, salads, and pulao.
Marathi Name: Alambi
Mushrooms are a great substitute for meat.
Marathi Name: Kaanda
Vegetable dishes and Marathi specialty Usal are incomplete without it!
Marathi Name: Beet
This superfood is packed with fiber, manganese, potassium, iron, vitamin C, and B9.
29. Sponge Gourd
Marathi Name: Ghosala / Turai
It tastes like Zucchini and goes well in curries, stir-fries, and fritters.
Marathi Name: Gajar
Carrots are relished in pudding, salads, desserts, and chutneys.