Dalchini, Cinnamon Binomial name Cinnamomum cassia (L.) J.Presl Dalchini or cinamon as we know is the dried inner bark ofRead more.
Pyaj,onion Binomial name Allium cepa. Red onions are generalized as pyaj in Nepal. Though there are many types of onions, onlyRead more.
Sukmel or sukumel, Cardamom Scientific classification as family of Zingiberaceae. Sukmel pods and skins are aromatic, tastes spicy, distinctive, andRead more.
Tejpat, bay leaf Binomial name Cinnamomum tamala. Tejpat grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the Himalayas at altitudes of 300Read more.
Timur, Szechuan peppers
Timur, szechuan peppercorn Binomial name Zanthoxylum armatum. Tastes pungent, spicy, gives a strange numbness in tongue, something like a carbonatedRead more.
Farsiko phool, pumpkin flower
Farsiko phool, pumpkin flower, pumpkin blossom Family of Cucurbita pepo L. A seasonal flower can be picked right before rainy season.Read more.
Faparko saag, buckweat shoots
Faparko saag, buckwheat shoots. Binomial name Fagopyrum Esculentum. Also called buckwheat lettuce or buckwheat greens. They are rich inRead more.
Rato mula, Nepali red radish
Rato mula, Nepali red radish. Family of Brassicaceae. These radishes are also locally known as Pyuthane mula. Various types ofRead more.
Sauf ko saag, dill leaves
Sauf ko saag, soup ko saag, dill leaves. Binomial name Anethum Graveolens. In Nepal, sauf ko saag are basically cookedRead more.
ghiraula, sponge gourd
Ghiraula, sponge gourd. Binomial name Luffa aegyptiaca. Also called smooth luffa gourd. A cylindrical-shaped common vegetable in Nepal. Skin isRead more.
bhanta, baigun, eggplant
Bhanta, Baigun, or Eggplant Binomial family Solanum Melongena In Nepal, eggplants are basically cooked as quick stew, stir fry orRead more.
kalo bhatmas, black soybeans
Kalo bhatmas, black soybeans Binomial name Glycine max Some famous dishes of Nepal made from black soybeans are samay baji,Read more.
Ritthako tarul, yellow yam
Ritthako tarul, yellow yam Major consumption of all types of yams are on one particular festival, Maghe Sangkrati, which liesRead more.
Hattipailey tarul, purple yam
Hattipailey tarul, purple yam Binomial name Dioscorea alata Major consumption of all types of yams are on one particular festival,Read more.
Ghar tarul, local cassava
Ghar tarul, local cassava Family of Manihot esculenta There are different types of taruls grown in Nepal. Above is aRead more.
Suntala, tangerine, botanical name Citrus tangerinaRead more.
Kauli, phoolkhopi Binomial family Brassica OleraceaRead more.
Tatey simi, sword beans
Tate simi, tarware simi, sword beans. Binomial name Canavalia gladiataRead more.
Amba, guava. Binomial name Psidium guajavaRead more.
gante mula, turnip
Gante mula, turnips. Binomial name Brassica rapa var. rapa. In Nepal, gante mula is known as red radish, but actually, itRead more.
Skush, Chayote, binomial name Sechium EduleRead more.
Tongbako bhada, tongba serving vessel
Tongko bhada, tonba serving vessel. Straw is called pipa. Basically made out of wood, bamboo and aluminum. A traditional alcoholicRead more.
Mausami, orange botanical name Citrus sinensis In general life, oranges are called Suntala. But in fact, suntala are tangerines.Read more.
Fasri, pakeko farsi, pumpkin. Famous cultivar of squash family, binomial name Cucurbita pepo. More about pumpkin as reference –Read more.
Daate okhar, English walnut
Daate okhar,soft shelled walnut, Persian walnut, English walnut. Binomial name Juglans regia.Read more.
Hadey okhar, black walnut
Hadey okhar, hard shelled walnut, thick shelled walnut, eastern black walnuts. Binomial name Juglans nigra.Read more.
Badam, peanuts. Binomial name Arachis hypogaea L.Read more.
Jangali katush, himalayan horse chestnuts
Jangali katush, thulo katush, himalayan horse chestnuts. Binomial name Aesculus indica.Read more.
Katush, sweet chestnuts
Katush, sweet chestnuts. Binomial name Castanea sativa.Read more.
Vui razma, pinto beans
Vui razma, pinto beans, red spotted beans. Binomial name Phaseolus vulgaris.Read more.
Gahatko daal, Horse gram
Gahatko daal,horse gram, kulthi bean, hurali, Madras gram. Binomial name Macrotyloma uniflorum.Read more.
Seto makai, white corn
Seto Makai, white corn. White corn is a member of the grass family Gramineae.Read more.
Sukeko thulo kerau, dried big peas
Sukeko thulo kerau, dried big peas. Also called Mr big. binomial name Pisum Sativum.Read more.
Masyang, rice beans
Masyang, rice beans. Binomial name Vigna umbellataRead more.
Seto mula, white radish. family of BrassicaceaeRead more.
Dried local Moilee fish.Read more.
Palungo, spinach. Binomial name Spinacia OleraciaRead more.
Local rayoko saag, local broad mustard leaves.
Local rayoko saag, young broad mustard leaves. Binomial name Brassica JunecaRead more.
Bok choy, Chinese cabbage. Nepali pronunciation pak choy. Binomial name Brassica rapaRead more.
Ainselu, himalayan yellow raspberry. Binomial name Rubus ellipticus.Read more.
Chutro, Himalyan blue barberry. Binomial name Mahonia bealei.Read more.
Dried Muwa fish.Read more.
Dried Toda fish.Read more.
Dried dharane fish. A local small fish from eastern part of Nepal named Dharan.Read more.
Jhinge Fish. Nepalese river prawns.Read more.
Dried Kuniya or Naini fish.Read more.
Dried rani fish, also called kechari fish.Read more.
Dried madali fish.Read more.
Dried asala fish. This fish is also called cheluwa in terai region (flatlands).Read more.
methi saag, fenugreek leaves
Methi saag, fenugreek leaves. Binomial name Trigonella FoenumRead more.
Rahar ko daal, pigeon peas
Rahar ko daal, pigeon peas binomial name Cajanus cajanRead more.
Laharey razma, red speckled kidney beans
Lahare razma, red speckled kidney beans. This beans needs support to grown on because their stems and grow long andRead more.
musoor daal, red lentils
Musoor daal, yellow lentils. Binomial name family Lens culinaris. Lentils are generally consumed as split or whole. The basic methodRead more.
Moong, mung beans
Moong, mung beans. binomial name Vigna radiata.Read more.
seto bodi, black eyed peas
Seto bodi, black eyed peas. binomial name igna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata (L.) Walp.Read more.
sukeko kerau, dried green peas
Sukeko kerau, dried whole green peasRead more.
Khairo chana, bengal gram
Khairo chana, bengal gram. legume of the family Fabaceae.Read more.
Barkauli, brocoli. Binomial name Brassica Oleracea Var. Botrytis.Read more.
Guliyo mula, beetroot
Guliyo mula, beetroot Binomial name Beta vulgaris subs. vulgarisRead more.
Gajar, Carrot binomial name Daucus carota subsp. sativusRead more.
Gyathcopi, kohlrabi. Binomial name Brassica Oleracea.Read more.
Gagri, a traditional vessel to store water in Nepalese households. Made of aluminum, copper, brass, or steel. Also made ofRead more.
Khadkulo! An authentic kitchen vessel mostly used for storing food and light cooking. Picture in collaboration with Sanzip Rai andRead more.
Kabuli chana, Chickpeas
Kabuli Chana, Chickpeas. Legume of family Fabaceae.Read more.
Sukeko bakkula, Dried fava beans
Sukeko bakkula. Dried fava beans or dried broad beans.Read more.
Kaalo daal, whole lentils
Kaalo daal, whole black Lentils. Binomial name Vigna mungo.Read more.
Sano kerau, field peas
Sano kerau, field peas. Family of species Pisum sativum.Read more.
Khairo bhatmas, brown soybeans
Khairo bhatmas or thulo bhatmas, brown soybeans. Binomial name Glycine max.Read more.
Rajma, red kidney beans
Rajma, red kidney beans. Family of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris).Read more.
cherry tomatoesRead more.
Avocado tastes as fleshy, oily and creamy. Avocado has fairly consumed by Nepalese people recently. These days people have startedRead more.
Murali makai, pop corn
Murali makai, pop corn. Trinomial nameZ ea mays everta.Read more.
Nepalese wild kimbuRead more.
Kafal, wild nepalese mulberryRead more.
Belchan or belchanda, Roselle
A wild hisbiscus flower found in besi.The word besi in the Nepali language means lowlands in the river basin. TastesRead more.
Farsiko munta, pumpkin vines
Farsiko Munta, Pumpkin vine and shoots More about Farsiko munta as reference – http://bossnepal.com/cooking-pumpkin-vine/Read more.