Wonder what Indian veggies called in the Gujarati language? Here are some of the Popular Vegetable Names in Gujarati that’ll help you out!
Every Indian cherishes the unique and flavorful dishes of Gujarat. Vegetables play a potent role in Gujarati kitchens, as Gujarat is said to be a vegetarian state and relies more on veggies, thanks to the effect of Jain vegetarianism. Here are some popular Vegetable Names in Gujarati!
Check out our article on vegetable names in Malayalam here
Popular Vegetable Names in Gujarati
Gujarati Name: Ringan
This versatile vegetable is used in stuffed, curry, and sambhar dishes.
2. Bottle Gourd
Gujarati Name: Doodhi
The nutritious bottle gourd is used in preparing Gujarati delicacies like Doodhi Muthiya.
3. Bitter Gourd
Gujarati Name: Kaarela
The veggie is Rich in iron, potassium, calcium, and vitamin C.
Gujarati Name: Kobi
Raw cabbage adds a subtle flavor to salads, while it is preferred cooked as well.
Gujarati Name: Phulgobi
It is paired with peas, potatoes, and carrots to make a scrumptious stir-fried veg mix.
Gujarati Name: Gaajar
Gujarati Name: Kakdi
The melon-like flavor of cucumber is relished raw after seasoning with salt and pepper.
Gujarati Name: Saragva
Nutritious drumsticks are boon for immune systems and also control sugar level.
Gujarati Name: Lila Vatana
Sweet peas pair well with curry, saute veggie, and Biryani dishes.
Gujarati Name: Marchu / Marcha
Indian cuisine’s affair with chilies is very old as it plays a vital role in giving a kick of spiciness.
11. Cluster beans
Gujarati Name: Gawar / Guvar
The fresh beans are cooked, while seeds are grounded for icecream and cheese preparation.
12. Broad beans
Gujarati Name: Valpapdi / Valor
Packed with fiber, protein, copper, and manganese, it aids in weight loss and bone health.
13. Lady Finger
Gujarati Name: Bhinda
This pod vegetable, encasing edible seeds, taste best in recipes like Bharwa and Kurkuri bhindi.
Gujarati Name: Turya / Galka
Luffa is a rich source of Vitamin- A, C, and B6, fiber, folate, and carbohydrates.
Gujarati Name: Kaando / Dungali
The spicy-acidic onions are the must ingredient for every stir-fried, braised, and gravy dishes.
Gujarati Name: Batata
The taste of starchy potatoes enhances upon roasting, deep-frying, boiling, or steaming.
Gujarati Name: Mula
The earthy flavor radish, with peppery note, is added to salads and soups.
Gujarati Name: Lasan
Its nutty-pungent flavor alters upon frying and complements all savory recipes.
Gujarati Name: Tameta / Tametum
Packed with vitamins and minerals, sour-sweet tomatoes enhance the flavor of all savory recipes.
Gujarati Name: Kolu / Kohlu
Packed with potassium, copper, and Vitamin-A, C, D, E, pumpkin boosts up immunity.
Gujarati Name: Beetroot / Bitno kanda
More stamina, controlled weight, and blood pressure are the perks of including beetroot in the diet.
Gujarati Name: Paalak
Toss it on raita and soup, or pair it up with moong dal and methi to prepare an appetizing recipe.
23. Taro root
Gujarati Name: Arbi / Alvi
This starchy root vegetable has a nutty flavor and cooked like potatoes.
Gujarati Name: Limbu
The real essence of Gujarati Dhokla and lemon pickle comes with the addition of lemon.
Gujarati Name: Methi
Fenugreek is the star ingredient in the Gujarati special Thepla recipe.
Gujarati Name: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmir
Apart from garnishing, the coriander chutneys are also admired in Indian households.
Gujarati Name: Simla Marchan
Coming in a range of red, yellow, and green colors, capsicum can be tossed on a salad and pasta.
28. Ivy Gourd
Gujarati Name: Tindora
The medicinal vegetable has significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
29. Mustard Leaves
Gujarati Name: Rai Limba / Rai Ni Bhaji
The peppery flavor of mustard leaves mellows down upon stir-frying or braising.
30. Spring Onion
Gujarati Name: Lila Dungli / Lila Dungli
Spring onion imparts palatable flavors to Gujarati famous Dhebra and curries recipes.