Popular Vegetable names in Kannada

Want to learn veggies names in different languages? Have a look here at the most Popular Indian Vegetable Names in Kannada!

 Kannada was the court language during the reign of Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, the Vijayanagara dynasties! As it is spoken in the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Telangana, and Goa, knowing about Popular Vegetable Names in Kannada makes a perfect sense!

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Indian Vegetable Names in Kannada!

1. Amaranth

Kannada Name: Harive Soppu 

Rich source of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium, Amarnath leaves taste little nutty and earthy.

2. Ash Gourd

Kannada Name: Boodi Kumbalakayi / Budkumbalkai

You can boil it for soups and stews or simply toss them to the salads after peeling.

3. Beans

Kannada Name: Huralikaayi

Rich in protein, fiber, folate, iron, potassium, and magnesium, beans keep sugar and cholesterol levels in check.

4. Brinjal

Kannada Name: Badane Kaayi

High-fiber and low-calorie brinjals have low sodium content, making them safe for hypertensive patients.

5. Bitter Gourd

Kannada Name: Haagala Kaayi

You can mix them with curd and grated coconut to prepare Pachadi.

6. Capsicum

Kannada Name: Donne Menasina Kaayi

It is a star ingredient of Biryani! You can also roast and grill caps

7. Cauliflower

Kannada Name: Hoo Kosu

Cauliflower is an integral part of Pav Bhaji, which is a special street food of India.

8. Cabbage

Kannada Name: Yele Kosu

The mild-sweet flavored cabbage is relished raw and also goes well in stir-fries, soups, and braises.

9. Green Chilli

Kannada Name: Hasi Menasinakayi

Any Tadka recipe is incomplete without the spicy-zesty touch of green chilies!

10. Beetroot

Kannada Name: Kandubeeru 

The sweet beetroot pairs well in various dishes ranging from soups, salads, to pickles.

11. Coriander

Kannada Name: Kottambari Soppu

In India, stir-fries, salad, curry dishes feel incomplete without its garnishing.

12. Cluster Beans

Kannada Name: Gorikaayi

The fresh and tender beans are cooked as stir-fries.

13. Fenugreek Leaves

Kannada Name: Menthe Soppu / Menthya Soppu

Both dry and fresh leaves work as a flavoring agent in recipes like methi dal, aloo methi, and methi paratha.

14. Ivy Gourd

Kannada Name: Tondekayi / Dondekayi

The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of ivy gourd are beneficial in diabetes, high BP, and obesity.

15. Ladyfinger

Kannada Name: Bendekayi

Ladyfinger is a rich source of dietary fiber.

16. Malabar Spinach

Kannada Name: Basale Soppu

Packed with vitamin A,  C, calcium, and iron, it has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

17. Potato

Kannada Name: Aaloo Gadde

You can bake, boil, steam, or directly fry!

18. Radish

Kannada Name: Mullangi

Tossed with cucumber and tomato, this crunchy, peppery radish is great for the health-conscious people.

19. Peas

Kannada Name: Battani

Sweet with savory undertones, peas supplements the taste of delicacies like Biryani, and Pulav.

20. Gooseberry

Kannada Name: Nellikayi

The distinct tarty flavored gooseberry is used in cordials, pickles, murabba, and chutney.

21. Garlic

Kannada Name: Belulli

The warm and spicy note of garlic intensifies the flavor of sauteing and curry dishes.

22. Cucumber

Kannada Name: Sauthe Kaayi

It works great for weight loss.

23. Taro Root

Kannada Name: Kesuvina Gedde

The taste of this starchy root is reminiscent of mashed, sweet potatoes.

24. Yardlong Beans

Kannada Name: Alasandekayi

Loaded with vitamin- C, K, dietary fiber, and folic acid, these beans are boon for hair and skin.

25. Tomato

Kannada Name: Tomaato Hannu / Goodhe Hannu

You just can’t miss them from sauces, soups, sandwiches, or curries!

26. Ridge Gourd

Kannada Name: Hirekayi

It helps in getting rid of acidity, pimples, and acne.

27. Pumpkin

Kannada Name: Kumbalakai

Rich in vitamins, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants, pumpkin keeps chronic diseases at bay.

28. Chayote

Kannada Name: Seeme Badanekaayi

Its taste resembles the cucumber flavor. You can have it raw and cooked, both.

29. Onion

Kannada Name: Eerulli

Intense, spicy, and acidic onions make raitas, gravies, and curries flavorful!

30. Bottle Gourd

Kannada Name: Sorekai / Esugai Balli 

The elongated bottle gourds make a remarkable presence in delicacies like Loki ka halwa and Gravy Sabzi.

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