Pulses Names | List of Pulses Names in English, Hindi, Tamil

By | September 11, 2009

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The Glossary of legumes and lentils or pulses used mainly in Indian Cuisine is presented here. The first column consists of their names in English, whilst the second column consists of their names translated in Hindi.The names of the legumes, lentils are listed in alphabetical order.

Just for your information:-

Pulses Names

  • In Hindi, the word ‘ Sabut’ is used for lentils which are whole.
  • The word ‘ Dal ‘ is used for split lentils.
  • The word ‘ Dhuli ‘ is used for split and husked/skinned lentils.

Pulses Names List

Bengal gram flourBesanKadalai mavu
Bengal gram spilt and skinnedChana dal, chane ki dal,
Booter dal
Kadalai paruppuHarbaryachi,
Chanyachi dal
Bengal gram wholeKala chana, chanaHarbhara
Black eyed beans, cow peasLobhiya, lobiya, chawli, chavliKaramani
Black gram skinnedUrad dhuliUlluttam paruppu
Black gram splitUrad chilka
Black gram wholeUrad sabut, urad sabootMuzhu ulundhu
White chick peas,
Garbanzo beans
Kabuli channa,
Safed chole, chole
Kondai kadalai
Field bean,
Hyacinth bean, lablab
Green gram dalMoong dalPayatham paruppu
Green gram splitMoong chilkaMugachi dal
Green gram wholeMoong sabut, mung sabutPayaruMug
Horse gramKulthi, kulithKollu
Lentil dal, pink lentilMasoor dal, masar dal,
Masur dal
Moth beanMoth, matki, matakiTaittai pairu
PeasMutter, matar, mattarPattanni
Dried green peasHara matar
Dried white peasSafed matar
Black peasKala vatana
Peas spilt, green peas spiltMatar dal, green matar dal
Pigeon peas spilt and skinnedArhar, tuvar, toor, tur dalTovarum paruppu
Red kidney beansRajmaRajma

Note – if you know the name of any legumes/lentils/pulses in any regional Indian language and want to update it in this post… then do leave it in the comment section and we will update the post.

If we have missed any legumes, then also you can let us know. Thanks in advance.

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