Names of Grains, Millets, Lentils and Foods in Kannada and English

Knowing the names of various food items is quite handy and helpful if you are new to the area on travel or business. After all, at the end of the day, you will eat something, and if you know and understand the menu, it would be tasteful and pertaining to your own buds.

So, if you are looking to know the names of various millets, grains, lentils and food items in Kannada and English languages, this post will help.

If you know any other similar names in Kannada, please feel free to add through the comment section.

English Names of Foods, Grains, Lentils, MilletsKannada Names of Foods, Grains, Lentils, Millets
Riceಅಕ್ಕಿ, (cooked Rice – ಅನ್ನ)
Poha/Beaten Riceಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ
Puffed Riceಮಂಡಕ್ಕಿ, ಮಂಡಾಳು
Finger milletರಾಗಿ
Tapioca Root / Cassavaಸಬ್ಬಕ್ಕಿ
Cow Peasಅಲ್ಸಂದೆ ಕಾಳು
Millet groatsನವಣೆ ಅಕ್ಕಿ
Arhar or masoor Dhal or Toor Dal / Pigeon Peaತೊಗರಿ ಬೇಳೆ
Green Gram or Moong Dhalಹೆಸರು ಕಾಳು
Black gram or Urud Dhalಉದ್ದಿನ ಬೇಳೆ
Bengal gram or Channa Dhal or Split Chickpeaಕಡಲೆ ಕಾಳು
Horse gramಹುರಳಿ ಕಾಳು

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