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Names of Milk Products in Punjabi for English Readers

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Milk is an essential part of our diet. It is consumed in various processed forms, which are called milk products.

Here we will discuss the names of these milk products in the Punjabi language. The Punjabi names have been provided in Roman script for the ease of understanding by English readers.

Names of milk products in Punjabi and English

Milk Product Name in EnglishMilk Product Name in Punjabi (Roman Letters)Milk Product Name in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)

Milk

Doodh

ਦੁੱਧ

Yogurt

Dahi

ਦਹੀ

Butter

Makhan

ਮਖਣ

Clairified Butter

Gheo

ਘਿਉ

Cheese

Paneer

ਪਨੀਰ

Cream

Malaayi

ਮਲਾਈ

Whey

Lassi

ਲੱਸੀ

Milk Powder

Doodh da Powder

ਦੁੱਧ ਦਾ ਪਾਉਡਰ

Tea

Chaa

ਚਾ

Concentrated Milk

Khoa

ਖੋਆ

Milk

The word for milk in Punjabi language is doodh. It is written as ਦੁੱਧ in Punjabi.

Yogurt

The word for yogurt in Punjabi is dahi. It is written as ਦਹੀ in Punjabi.

Butter

Butter is called makhan in Punjabi. It is written as ਮਖਣ in Punjabi.

Clarified Butter

Clairified butter is called gheo in Punjabi. It is written as ਘਿਉ in Punjabi.

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Cheese

The word for cheese in Punjabi is paneer. It is written as ਪਨੀਰ in Punjabi.

Cream

The Punjabi word for cream is malaayi. It is written as ਮਲਾਈ in Punjabi.

Whey

Whey is called lassi in Punjabi. It is written as ਲੱਸੀ in Punjabi.

Milk Powder

The word for milk powder in Punjabi is doodh da powder. It is written as ਦੁੱਧ ਦਾ ਪਾਊਡਰ in Punjabi.

Tea

The word for tea in Punjabi is chaa. It is written as ਚਾ in Punjabi.

Concentrated Milk

Concentrated milk is called khoa in Punjabi. It is written as ਖੋਆ in Punjabi.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the Punjabi word for yogurt?
    • Dahi
    • Gheo
  2. What do we call whey in Punjabi?
    • Khoa
    • Lassi
  3. Cheese is called.............in Punjabi.
    • Paneer
    • Chaa
  4. The Punjabi word for butter is.............
    • Makhan
    • Malaayi

Answer Key

  1. Dahi
  2. Lassi
  3. Paneer
  4. Makhan

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