gante mula, turnip

Gante mula, turnips.

Binomial name Brassica rapa var. rapa.

In Nepal, gante mula is known as red radish, but actually, it is turnip. The bulbs have a radish like sharp taste and often cooked with potatoes and meat items. Greens can also be cooked like any other green vegetables. 




Skush, Chayote, binomial name Sechium Edule

Tongbako bhada, tongba serving vessel

Tongko bhada, tonba serving vessel. Straw is called pipa. Basically made out of wood, bamboo and aluminum.

A traditional alcoholic hot beverage named tonga is served in this vessel.


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Mausami, orange

Mausami, orange
botanical name Citrus sinensis
In general life, oranges are called Suntala. But in fact, suntala are tangerines.

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Farshi, pumkin

Fasri, pakeko farsi, pumpkin.

Famous cultivar of squash family, binomial name Cucurbita pepo.  


pumpkin vines

Young pumpkin in plant

More about pumpkin as reference –


Daate okhar, English walnut

Daate okhar,soft shelled walnut, Persian walnut, English walnut.
Binomial name Juglans regia.


Hadey okhar, black walnut

Hadey okhar, hard shelled walnut, thick shelled walnut, eastern black walnuts.
Binomial name Juglans nigra.


Badam, peanuts

Badam, peanuts.
Binomial name Arachis hypogaea L.


Jangali katush, himalayan horse chestnuts

Jangali katush, thulo katush, himalayan horse chestnuts.
Binomial name Aesculus indica.


Katush, sweet chestnuts

Katush, sweet chestnuts.
Binomial name Castanea sativa.