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Lentil Names in Hindi for English Readers

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Lentils are an integral part of Indian food. They are a good source of vital nutrients. Here we will discuss the names of different lentils in the Hindi language.

Lentil Names in Hindi and English

Lentil Name in English Lentil Name in Hindi

Chickpeas

Safed Chana

Kidney Beans Lentil

Raajma ki Daal

Green Gram Split

Hari Moong

Indian Brown Lentil

Sabut Masoor Ki Daal

Black Eyed Peas

Rongi

Yellow Split Peas Lentil

Peeli Chane ki Daal

The word lentil means daal in the Hindi language.

Chickpeas

The name for chickpeas in Hindi is safed chana.

Chickpeas|Safed Chana

Chickpeas|Safed Chana

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: What is the price for the chickpeas lentil?

Hindi Translation: Safed chane ki daal ka kya moolya hai?

Kidney Beans

The name for kidney beans lentil in Hindi is Raajma ki daal.

Kidney Beans|Raajma

Kidney Beans|Raajma

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: Give me 1 kg of kidney beans?

Hindi Translation: Mujhe ek kilo raajma ki daal do?

Green Gram Split

Green gram split is called hari moong in Hindi.

Green gram split|Hari Moong

Green gram split|Hari Moong

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: How to cook the green gram split?

Hindi Translation: Hari moong ko kaise pakaayen?

Indian Brown Lentil

The name for Indian brown lentil is sabut masoor ki daal.

Indian Brown Lentil|Sabut Masoor Ki Daal

Indian Brown Lentil|Sabut Masoor Ki Daal

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: I have cooked the Indian brown lentil.

Hindi Translation: Maine sabut masoor ki daal banaayi hai.

Black Eyed Peas

Black eyed pea lentil is called rongi ki daal in Hindi.

Black Eyed Peas|Rongi

Black Eyed Peas|Rongi

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: The black eyed pea lentil is a little bit hard to digest for me.

Hindi Translation: Rongi ki daal hajam karna mere liye thora mushkil hai.

Yellow Split Peas

Yellow split pea lentil is called peeli chane ki daal in Hindi.

Yellow Split Peas Lentil|Peeli Chane ki Daal

Yellow Split Peas Lentil|Peeli Chane ki Daal

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: I would like to eat the yellow split pea lentil.

Hindi Translation: Main peeli chane ki daal khaanaa pasand karungaa.

Peas

The name for peas in Hindi is matar.

Peas|Matar

Peas|Matar

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: Would you like to have some peas?

Hindi Translation: Aap kuch matar lena pasand karenge.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Hindi name for chickpeas?
    • Safed chana
    • Matar
    • Rongi
  2. What would you call kidney beans in Hindi?
    • Hari moong
    • Raajma
    • Sabut masoor ki daal
  3. The Hindi name for yellow split peas is peeli chane ki daal.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Safed chana
  2. Raajma
  3. True

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