Glossary of Terms


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P

Paan

Betel leaves

Palak

Spinach

Paneer

Cottage cheese

Papaya

Papeeta

Papeeta

Papaya

Paratha

Leavened and flaky , North Indian bread made in a variety of ways.

Parsley

Ajmoda, ajmud

Patta Gobhi

Cabbage

Peanut Butter

A paste made from crushed peanuts, used mainly as a spread.

Pear

Nashpati

Peas

Matar

Peas

Mutter

Peeling

Removal of outermost layer

Petha

Ash gourd

Phitkari

Alum

Phool Gobhi

Cauliflower

Pickle

Achaar

Pineapple

Ananas

Pine nut

Chilguza

Piping

To force a pulp or batter through a piping bag, to give a desired shape.

pista

Pistachio

Pistachio

pista

Plain flour

Maida

Plum

Aloobukara

Plum Sauce

A thick, rich, spicy fruit sauce it is used in savory braised dishes or in dips.

Poaching

Cooked slowly while simmering and not allowing to boil.

Poha

Flaked and Beaten rice

Pomegranate

Anar

Pomegranate seeds

Anardana

Pomelo

Chakotara

Poppy Seeds

Khus khus

Pot roasting

Cooking in thick heavy closed Pan.

Potato

Aloo

Pudina

Mint

Puffed Rice

Mumurae

Pulao

Flavored rice.

Pulse

Toordal

Pumpkin

Kaddu

Puree

A smooth mixture obtained by passing cooked ingredients through a sieve/strainer.

Puris

Deep-fried whole-wheat flatbreads.

Pyaaz

Onion


Measurements

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