Popular Vegetable Names in Arabic

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This list of following veggies are quite popular across the world and contains Vegetable Names in Arabic that’ll help you learn some vocabulary!

Arabic is considered a very pious language in Islam, as many disciples believe that Allah used to converse with Muhammad via this language.  As it holds a lot of significance, here are some popular Vegetable Names in Arabic language that’ll help you gain more knowledge on its vocabulary.

Check out our article on vegetable names in Bengali here

Popular Vegetable Names in Arabic

1. Brinjal

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Arabic Name: Bathenjan

Brinjal can be grilled, stuffed, roasted for curry, and stir-fries.

2. Ladyfinger

Arabic Name: Bamieh

It is a powerhouse of Vitamin-A, C, K, and B6.

3. Onion

Arabic Name: Bassal

Onions impart zestiness to meat, chicken, and all curry dishes.

4. Coriander

Arabic Name: Kazbara 

Generally used for seasoning salads, and curries, the coriander leaves also go well in chutney.

5. Green Onions

Arabic Name: Al Bassalo al akhdar

The chopped green onions serve as a salad or topping for snacks and miso soups.

6. Mushroom

Arabic Name: Fetr

Thanks to the meaty flavor of mushrooms, it is an excellent meat substitution for vegans.

7. Garlic

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Arabic Name: Thawm / Thoum

The pungent zest of garlic cloves gradually mellows down upon cooking for stews, or meat dishes.

8. Cauliflower

Arabic Name: Karnabeet

High in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, cauliflower can be a delicious replacement for a high-carb food.

9. Green peas

Arabic Name: Bazellaa

The subtle taste of peas complements well with Biryani, pulao, and almost every vegetable.


Arabic Name: Batates

Good sources of carbohydrates, potatoes are cherished in grilled, boiled, or roasted form.

11. Tomato

Arabic Name: Tamatem

Arabian delicacies like Sahawiq and Masgouf tastes incomplete without the side dressing of sweet-sour tomatoes.

12. Cucumber

Arabic Name: Kheyar

Cucumber goes well in soups and pickles.

13. Cabbage

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Arabic Name: Malfouf / Karnab

The shredded cabbage serves as salad dressing, sandwich filling, and an integral part of soups.

14. Radish

Arabic Name: Fegl

The goodness of crunchy and mild-flavored radish fits makes great match salads and soups.

15. Celery

Arabic Name: Karafs

Leaves and stalks of aromatic celery pep up the dull taste of soups, sauces, and braises.

16. Pumpkin

Arabic Name: Yaqtin

Round, rib skinned, yellow-fleshed pumpkins are abundant sources of fiber, carbs, and multiple vitamins.

17. Sweet Potato

Arabic Name: Batata Holwa

Apart from pie and pudding, you can relish by adding sugar, butter, and cinnamon in mashed sweet potatoes.

18. Kale

Arabic Name: Karnab

Kale is packed with Vitamin-A, B, C, K, folate, fibers, and omega-3 fatty acids.

19. Green Beans

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Arabic Name: Fasouliya

These low-calorie beans pair well with potato, garlic, shallot, and chilies while sauteing and stir-frying.

20. Beetroot

Arabic Name: Bangar / Jodhur Alshamandar

Crispy and piquant beetroot is loaded with fiber, folate, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin-C.

21. Carrot

Arabic Name: Gazar

Mild sweet carrots are the star ingredients of delicacies like ‘Gazar ka Halwa’ and ‘Biryani’.

22. Ginger

Arabic Name: Zanjabeel

Citrusy flavored ginger with an earthy note work as a condiment in tea, sauces, and beverages.

23. Spinach

Arabic Name: Sabanekh

High in vitamins A, C, K, iron, and magnesium, this leafy veggie is beneficial for vision and bone health.

24. Lettuce

Arabic Name: Khass

You can stack this veggie in a sandwich or use it as a wrap for cheese fillings.

25. Leek

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Arabic Name: Barasia

A close cousin of onion, garlic, and chives, Barasia goes well in Arabic dishes.

26. Zucchini

Arabic Name: Koosah

The cucumber-flavored zucchini is preferred cooked with butter, fresh herbs over raw consumption.

27. Bell pepper

Arabic Name: Felfel

Coming in a broad range of colors, bell pepper is admired for its vital role in pizza toppings.

28. Turnip

Arabic Name: Lift

Turnip features sweet flavor with an earthy undertone that mellows down upon stir-frying and braising.


Arabic Name: Helion / Alhaliun

Asparagus is blanched for preserving its best color and texture.

30. Chickpeas

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Arabic Name: Himmas / Garbanzo

Chickpeas play a starring role in hummus, where cooked chickpeas are mixed with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic.

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