126 Wonderful Nepali Names for Vegetable You May Not Know About!

126 Wonderful Nepali Names for Vegetables You May Not Know About!

Cauliflower is nothing but a Cabbage that learned how to bloom

-Random Cauliflower Lover

Well, cauliflower does have a flower so whoever said this, did his/her research. And the Nepali Name Cauliflower is Phool Gobi which literally translates to “The Flower of Gobi” so it stands true in both languages.

Talking about the Nepali name of Cauliflower, How many of these names do you know? We eat vegetables on a daily basis – in fact, besides rice, vegetables are a staple of our diet. So it goes without saying that we should know the Nepali Names for Vegetables. While the new generations do indeed know and use English names for the vegetables quite often, we have to keep in mind that there are tons of people who don’t know English. How do you communicate with them and tell them what vegetable you like or dislike? It is obviously by using the Nepali Names of Vegetables

Nepali Names for Vegetables and their English Counterpart

126 Nepali Names for Vegetable

As we mentioned, we should know the Nepali Names for Vegetables. While we do know about a lot of them we are also unaware of quite a lot; especially if we don’t see them often. This asparagus is a good example. while a lot of us see this vegetable in cook shows, how many of you know what is the Nepali name for this Vegetable?

Or How about the Nepali Names for the less common vegetables like zucchini and Quail Grass? They are available in Nepal after all and many people consume them. So to solve this issue, we have compiled the list of 126 Nepali Names for Vegetables along with their English Counterparts.

Let’s check them out!

126 Nepali Names for Vegetable
English Names for VegetableNepali Names for Vegetable
AmaranthLaal Saag (लाल साग)
Angled Luffa GourdGhiraula (घिरौला)
ArrowrootShishumool (शिशुमूल)
ArtichokeHaathe Chak (हाथे चक)
Ash GourdKubhindo (कुभिन्डो)
AsparagusKurilo (कुरिलो)
Balsam AppleBarela (बरेला)
Bamboo ShootsTama (तामा)
BauhiniaKoiralo (कोइरालो)
Bay LeafTej Patta (तेज पत्ता)
BeansSimi (सिमि)
BetrootChukandar (चुकन्दर)
Bird PepperJire Khursani (जिरे खुर्सानी)
Bitter GourdKarela (करेला)
Black Eyed BeansBodi (बोडी)
Black MustardKaali Tori Ko Saag (काली तोरी को साग)
Black PepperKaalo Marich (कालो मरिच)
Bottle GourdLauka (लौका)
Brinjal Bhanta (भान्ता)
BroccoliBrokauli (ब्रोकौली)
Buckwheat GrainsPhapar ko Saag (फापर को साग)
Cabbage Banda (भन्दा)
CapsicumBhede Khursani (भेडे खुर्सानी)
CarrotGajar (गाजर)
CassavaTarul (तरुल)
CauliflowerPhool Gobi (फूल गोबी)
Cauliflower GreensKauli ko Saag (कुली को साग)
Celery Ajwain (अज्वैन)
Chayote SquashIshkush (इश्कुश)
Cheery PepperJyanmara Khursani (ज्यानमारा खुर्सानी)
Cherry TomatoSano Golbheda (सानो घोल्भेदा)
ChilliKhursani (खुर्सानी)
126 Nepali Names for Vegetable
English Name for VegetableNepali Names for Vegetable
Chinese LeekDundu ko Saag (धुन्दु को साग)
ChivesChyapi (च्यापी)
Cinnamon Dalchini (दालचिनी)
ClovesLaung (लौंग)
Cluster PepperJhine Khursani (झिने खुर्सानी)
Co-Co YamPidalu (पिडालु)
Cone PepperChuche Khursani (चुचे खुर्सानी)
CorianderDhaniya (धनिया)
CornMakai (मकै)
CucumberKakro (काक्रो)
Cumin SeedsJeera Daana (जीर दान)
Curly Leaf LettuceSalad ko Saag (सलाद को साग)
Curry LeavesKari Paat (करी पात)
DillSouf (सौफ)
Fava BeansBakula (बकुला)
Fenugreek GreensMethi ko Saag (मेथी को साग)
Garbanzo BeansChana (चना)
Garden BeetTike Palungo (टिके पालुंगो)
Garden CressChamsur (चम्सुर)
Garden PeasKerau (केराउ)
Garden SorrelBhote Palungo (भोटे पालुंगो)
GarlicLasun (लसुन)
Garlic PearSiplikan (सिप्लिकन)
GingerAdhuwa (अधुवा)
Green GarlicLasun ko saag (लसुन को साग)
Himalayan BambooNigalo Tusha (निगालो तुशा)
Hyacinth BeanHiunde Simi (हिउँदे सिमि)
Indian GourdChatel ko Munta ko Saag (चटेल को मुन्तको साग)
Indian SpinachPooi (पॊइ)
JackfruitKatahar (कटहर)
JalapeñoMexican Khursani (मेक्षिचल खुर्सानी)
KaleKel ko Saag (केल को साग)
126 Nepali Names for Vegetable
English Names of VegetablesNepali Names of Vegetables
Kidney BeansRajma (राजमा)
KohlrabiGaanthe Mula (गाँठे मुला)
Kohlrabi GreensSalagam ko saag (सलगम को साग)
Lemon Chook (चुक)
Lettuce Jiri ko Saag (जिरी को साग)
Lime Kagati (कागती)
Long Pepper Dhokrey Khursani (धोक्रे खुर्सानी)
LovageJwano (ज्वानो)
Luffa GourdGhiraula (घिरौला)
MintPudina (पुदिना)
MushroomsChyau (च्याउ)
Mustard ShotsRaayo ko Dukiu (रायो को दुकिउ)
Nepalese HogplugLapsi (लप्सी)
OkaraRam Toriya (राम तोरिया)
OnionPyaz (प्याज)
Pea Vine ShootsKerau ko Munta (केराउको मुन्टा)
Pear TomatoTumbe Golbheda (तुम्ब्ले गोलभेडा)
Pointed GourdPawar (पावर)
PotatoAloo (आलू)
PumpkinFarsi (फर्सी)
Pumpkin ShootsFarsi ko Munta (फर्सी को मुन्टा)
Quail GrassSarwari Saag (सर्वारी साग)
RadishMula (मुला)
Radish GreensMula ko Saag (मुला को साग)
Radish ShootsMula ko Duku (मुला को दुकु)
Raw BananaKachho Kera (कचो केरा)
Redroot PigweedLune ko Saag (लुने को साग)
Saffron Kesar (केसर)
Sesame SeedsTil (तिल)
Shallot Chhapi (छापी)
126 Nepali Names for Vegetable
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English Names of VegetablesNepali Names of Vegetable
Shallot GreensChhayapi ko Saag (छायापी को साग)
Smooth Luffa GourdGhiraula (घिरौला)
Snake GourdChichinda (चिचिंदा)
SoybeanBhatmash (भटमास)
SpinachPalungo (पालुंगो)
Spiny Bitter Gourd Chattel (चत्तेल)
Stinging Nettle Sisnu ko Saag (सिस्नु को साग)
String BeansGhiu Simi (घिउ सिमि)
Sunflower Suryamukhi (सूर्यमुखी)
Sweet PotatoSakhar Khanda (सखार खण्ड)
TamarindImli (इमली)
Taro LeafKarkalo (कर्कलो)
Taro root Pindalu (पिंडालु)
Taro Young StalksGaabha (गाभ)
TomatoGolbheda (गोलभेडा)
Tossa JutePatuwaa ko Saag (पटुवा को साग)
TurmericBesar (बेसर)
TurnipShalgam (शाल्गम)
Turnip GreensGanthe Mula ko Saag (गाँठे मुला को साग)
Vegetable MallowLaaphe Saag ( लाफे साग)
Vetetable’s SmartweedThotne (ठोट्ने)
Velvet BeanKause Simi ( कौसे सिमि)
Water BindweedKarmaiya Saag (कर्मैया साग)
WatercressSim Rayo (सिम रायो)
Yardlong BeansTane Bodi (ताने बोडी)
ZucchiniLamcho Farshu (लाम्चो फर्शु)

So,

126 Nepali Names for Vegetable

As you may have seen, there is a lot of vegetables whose names we are unaware of. While we may know the Nepali Names of some of these Vegetables, we are unaware of a lot of them. Similarly, while we are aware of the English name of some, we are completely unaware of the Nepali names for Vegetables. It can get a bit confusing remembering two names each but with enough time, it is worth the time knowing what they are called in our National Language and in English.

Hope you found this informative. If you have any suggestions for us, do let us know in the comments below. And as always, thank you for reading till the end.

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