A Gujarati Pantry

Dry Spices

Fresh Spices

ajmo celery seeds aadu fresh ginger root
aamchur mango powder kaandaa onions
dhaanaa
powdered coriander seeds
kothmari
fresh coriander greens
dhaanaa jiru blend of powdered coriander & cumin seeds lasan fresh garlic
dhaanaa, aakhaa whole coriander seeds lilaa marchaa hot green chilies
elchi cardamom mitho limdo curry leaves
garam masaalaa blended spices, see index naariyel fresh coconut meat
gol crumbled molasses    
hing asafetida

Shortening

hardar
turmeric
ghee
clarified butter
jaifal nutmeg tel peanut oil
jiru cumin seeds    
kesar saffron    
laving cinnamon    
suku marchu whole dried cayenne pepper    
marchu powdered cayenne pepper    
mari black peppercorns    
mithu salt    
methi fenugreek seeds    
rai mustard seeds    
saakar or khaand sugar    
soonth powdered ginger    
tuj cloves    
variaali fennel seeds    

Daal Chokhaa (Lentils & Rice)

Kathol (Beans)

adad daal urad beans, black lentils chanaa,aakhaa dried chick peas
chokhaa rice cholaa black-eyed peas
mogar split mung beans, yellow raajmaa kidney beans
aakhaa mug whole mung beans vataanaa yellow split peas
fotaraa-vaalaa mug split mung beans, green lilaa vataanaa green split peas
tuver daal dried pigeon beans    
  cracked wheat    

Flour

Nuts & Fruits

baajraa-no lot millet flour aamli tamarind
chanaa-no lot  chickpea flour badaam almonds
ghau-no lot  whole wheat flour caaju cashew nuts, raw
mendaa-no lot all-purpose white wheat flour pistaa pistachio nuts
ravo  cream of wheat shing daanaa peanuts, raw
    tull sesame seeds
    khajur dried dates