Bengali Names of Vegetables

List of Bengali names of vegetables in English

Here is a list of Bengali vegetables names from English.

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Bengali Names of Vegetables
Bengali Names of Vegetables
Potato আলূ
Pumpkin কুমড়ো
Lady Finger ঢ্যাঁড়স
Brinjal বেগুন
Snake Gourd চিচিঙ্গা
Cauliflower ফুলকপি
Cabbage বাঁধাকপি
Carrot গাজর



98 Responses to "Bengali Names of Vegetables"

  1. M. A Khan says:

    Include the english name of vegetables like lao, palang, potol, notey shaak etc

  2. Vivek Kumar says:


    The English name of these vegetables might be:

    Lao–Bottle Gourd
    Potol–Pointed Gourd
    Notey Shaak–some kind of spinach.

    I am not fully sure about whether “notey shaak”. This could be a regional vegetable.

  3. Rajeev Nath says:

    What is spinach called in Bengali?

    1. Deb says:

      Palong Sakh ( palak ki vaji in Hindi)

  4. Vivek Kumar says:

    Spinach is known as Shaak.

  5. pompi says:

    Spinach is known in Bengali as Palong (Paal-O-ng) Shaak. can you tell me what is the Bengali name for Celery stalk ?

  6. Vivek Kumar says:

    Thanks for giving the name of spinach.

    I guess celery is known as “Chanu Bandhuri” in Bengali.

  7. Amitabha Roy says:

    What is the english of hinche saak?

    1. DB says:


  8. Tania says:

    Kindly advise the English name of all types of vegetables –

  9. tamal says:

    chaal kumro-ke english-e ki bole?

  10. Rehana says:

    chall kuro ke english-e bole “White Pumpkin” aar notey shaak ke english – e bole—1)Green Leaf Amaranth—sada notey,2)Red Leaf Amaranth-lal notey.

  11. Rehana says:

    List of Bengali names of vegetables in English
    4)Kanch Kola-Raw Banana
    5)Tulsi Pata–Basil Leaf
    6)Tej Patha—Bay Leaf
    7)Karela–Bitter Gourd
    8)Kaalo Daal–Black Gram
    9)Goal Morich–Black Pepper
    10)Lobia–black-eyed bean/Cowpea
    11)Lao—Bottle Gourd
    13)Bandha kopi–Cabbage
    15)Shimla Mirch–Capsicum
    19)Phool kopi–Cauliflower
    20)Chanu Bandhuri–Celery
    21)Chana–Chick Pea/Bengal Gram/Chana
    22)Kacha Lanka–Green Chilli
    23)Shukno Lanka–Dry Red Chilli
    28)Dhonay paatha–Coriander leaves
    29)Dhoane–Coriander Seeds
    30)Zeera-Cumin Seeds

    1. Language Enthusiast says:

      Thanks for providing this extensive list of Bengali names of vegetables.

  12. Ayushman says:

    Can any one tell me where can I find bok choy, yu choy, celery in Calcutta??? What is their bengali name???

  13. meher says:

    can anyone tell me the bengali name of Fig / anjeer…????

  14. Rehana says:

    Fig in bengal dumur and anjeer is peyara.

  15. jaya says:

    what is “DATA SAAG” called in english ?

    1. roma says:

      Data saak is Amaranth in English. Though the variety found in Bengal is different. Sojne data is drumstick.

  16. Sadhana Adhikary says:

    Data Saag is known as vegetable of drumstick leaves.

  17. skn says:

    can anybody tell me the english of “Potol”?

    1. Rabindranath says:

      Pointed gourd

  18. prity says:

    Whatis the english of DUMUR vegetable?

  19. prity says:

    Please tell me what is “dumur” called in English?

  20. Rehana says:

    Dumur in English Fig.

  21. Rehana says:

    Data Saag in English Amaranth Leaves.

  22. Sumit says:

    what is zuiki and bracken means in bengali we need the extensive list of different vegetables in English

  23. miki says:

    what is the bangla name of “celery” vegetable

  24. Rehana says:

    Celery in bengali “Chanu Bandhuri”.

  25. Rehana says:

    Zuiki in bengali kochu-r danta,in english Taro Stem.

  26. Rakesh Das says:

    What is the english and scientific name of “kulfi saag” ? this saag is found in Howrah district, west bengal. Specially seen in market of Uluberia, howrah district.

  27. burn says:

    what’s the bengali name of ‘bok choy’?

  28. anwesha says:

    what is sage known in bengali?

  29. diya says:

    what is the english name of- shaalgom
    bengali name of turnip?

  30. Opu says:

    Any Body Can u tell me What Is the English Name Of (Ole Kochu )

  31. arvind says:

    English name for shak aloo is YAM

  32. Anjy says:

    What is the english name for dugi/doogi?

  33. bhavnish says:


  34. Toma says:

    Rice is called “bhaat” in Bangla…..

    1. nitolbot says:

      RIce in Bangla is Chaal. Cooked boiled rice is called bhaat.

  35. kak says:

    Can someone tell what are the following Bengali items called in English or Hindi.

  36. Rehana says:

    Data Saag or Notey Saag in English Amaranth Leaves.

  37. rima says:

    what is the english name dhekiya saak

  38. rima says:

    what is the english name of lao pata

  39. janeece says:

    what is the english name for zinga

  40. rima says:

    what is the english name for potol

  41. Rehana says:

    Potol in English—-Pointed Gourd
    Jhinge in English—–Ridge Gourd
    Lao Pata in English—-Gourd Leef

  42. rima says:

    thank u for answering rehana.

  43. rima says:

    rehana- kindly answer my ouestion that what we can call red bell pepper in bengali.

  44. rima says:

    anybody can reply within 15 of this month

  45. উসামা says:

    কেউ কি জানেন KALE বাংলা কি? আমি এই সবজি টা খুজতে চাচ্ছি, কিন্তু কি নামে খুজবো?? 😛
    এটা কি এ দেশে পাওা যায়?

  46. rima says:

    what is the english name of potol

  47. Rehana says:

    Potol in English—-Pointed Gourd
    red bell pepper in Bengali—capsicum

  48. onion says:

    please write benali spelling of onion

  49. Nandita Dhar says:

    What is watercress in bengali/hindi? Is it kalmi saag? What is kalmi saag in english

  50. Rehana says:

    Kalmi Saag in English—-Water Spinach
    Watercress in Bengali—-Halim Saag
    Bengali spelling of onion —Pyaj

  51. S.Banerjee says:

    @Rajeev Nath

    Palong Shak

  52. asif says:

    what is the english name for lal shaag!.. thanks! 🙂

  53. rima says:

    english name of dhakiya shak

  54. papan says:

    red spinach

  55. Amalesh says:

    What is the English of OL KOPI?

  56. Tanvir says:

    Pls tell me what is called in Bengali for “Watercress”

  57. Kunal says:

    What is Bengali for “Fig”?

  58. seem says:

    please let me know the english name of seem

  59. ruchi says:

    Kohlrabi is the Enhlish name of Ol Kapi @Amalesh

  60. ruchi says:

    DUMUR is the Bengali name of Fig@Kunal

  61. ruchi says:

    Bean is the English name of SEEM , Pea is for Motor @seem

  62. ruchi says:

    DATA SHAK @bg

  63. Shamik says:

    snow peas or mange tout in french

  64. liontop says:

    I bought a small plant in an Asian shop the store keeper said it was called Hodu in Bengali.

    He showed me a vegetable the size of a marrow, it was apple green, he suggested it was a pumpkin?

    He said the vegetable would cost £2 approx.

    When my small plant grows and ‘fruits’ How do I cook it?

    Many Thanks

  65. aritra says:

    Knoll Kohl

  66. subhra says:


  67. utpal goswami says:

    ol kopi in english is “KNOLL KOHL”

  68. utpal goswami says:

    What is ‘Halencha saak’ in eglish? Any reply?

  69. Himel says:

    Can anyone tell me what called “Alfalfa” in bangla..?

  70. Bonny says:

    English name of pape??

    1. DEBASISH BISWAS says:


  71. Prio says:

    Bangla name of sage leaves

  72. Puchu Paul says:

    And what would you call in english when you cook up ‘Chorchori’ with all above mentioned vegetables?

  73. Iftekhar says:

    URGENT! Bengali names of :
    Scallion, Shallots, KALE, tarragon, DILL, oregano, thyme, sage, leeks, PARSLEY, Brussels sprouts, SWISS CHARD, Kidney beans, Asparagus, rosemary, OATS, Marjoram, Chives, Chervil, Savory, Cilantro, Fennel, Sorrel, Borage. These are Very Healthy for various uses.

  74. Karim says:

    Does anyone know what is the english name for mooki