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Vegetable Names in English and Punjabi With Pictures

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

Vegetables are an integral part of our diet. We consume a number of vegetables in different seasons. In this article, we will learn the names of different vegetables in Punjabi. Originally, the Punjabi language is written with Gurumukhi script, but the Punjabi names for the vegetables in this article have also been provided in the Roman script for the ease of understanding of English readers.

Vegetable names in Punjabi and English

EnglishPunjabi (Roman Letters)Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)

Potato

Aalu

ਆਲੂ

Tomato

Tamatar

ਟਮਾਟਰ

Brinjal

Baingan

ਬੈਂਗਨ

Turnip

Shalgam

ਸ਼ਲਗਮ

Mushroom

Khumb

ਖੁੰਬ

Cauliflower

Phull gobhi

ਫੁੱਲ ਗੋਭੀ

Cabbage

Patta gobhi

ਪੱਤਾ ਗੋਭੀ

Bitter melon

Karela

ਕਰੇਲਾ

Radish

Mooli

ਮੂਲੀ

Lady-finger

Bhindi

ਭਿੰਡੀ

Cucumber

Kheera

ਖੀਰਾ

Spinach

Palak

ਪਾਲਕ

Carrot

Gajar

ਗਾਜਰ

Green chilli

Hari Mirch

ਹਰੀ ਮਿਰਚ

Bottle gourd

Ghiya

ਘੀਆ

Pumpkin

Kaddu

ਕੱਦੂ

Pea

Matar

ਮਟਰ

Onion

Peyaj

ਪਿਆਜ

Garlic

Lasan

ਲਸਣ

Coriander

Dhaniya

ਧਨੀਆ

Beans

Faliyan

ਫਲੀਆਂ

Capsicum

Shimla Mirch

ਸ਼ਿਮਲਾ ਮਿਰਚ

Ridge Gourd

Rama Toree

ਰਾਮ ਤੋਰੀ

Ginger

Adrak

ਅਦਰਕ

Mint

Pudina

ਪੁਦੀਨਾ

The Punjabi translation for the word vegetable is "sabji."

Potato

The name for the potato in the Punjabi language is aalu. It is written as ਆਲੂ in Punjabi.

Potato|Aalu|ਆਲੂ

Potato|Aalu|ਆਲੂ

Tomato

Tomato means tamatar in Punjabi. It is written as ਟਮਾਟਰ in Punjabi.

Tomato|Tamatar|ਟਮਾਟਰ

Tomato|Tamatar|ਟਮਾਟਰ

Brinjal (Eggplant)

The Punjabi name for the brinjal is baingan. It is written as ਬੈਂਗਣ in Punjabi .

Brinjal|Baingan|ਬੈਂਗਣ

Brinjal|Baingan|ਬੈਂਗਣ

Turnip

The name for the turnip in Punjabi is shalgam. It is written as ਸ਼ਲਗਮ in Punjabi.

Turnip|Shalgam|ਸ਼ਲਗਮ

Turnip|Shalgam|ਸ਼ਲਗਮ

Mushroom

The mushroom is called khumb in Punjabi. It is written as ਖੁੰਬ in Punjabi.

Mushroom|Khumb|ਖੁੰਬ

Mushroom|Khumb|ਖੁੰਬ

Cauliflower

The Punjabi name for the cauliflower is phull gobhi. It is written as ਫੁੱਲ ਗੋਭੀ in Punjabi.

Cauliflower|Phull gobhi|ਫੁੱਲ ਗੋਭੀ

Cauliflower|Phull gobhi|ਫੁੱਲ ਗੋਭੀ

Cabbage

The cabbage means patta gobhi in Punjabi. It is written as ਪੱਤਾ ਗੋਭੀ in Punjabi .

Cabbage|Patta gobhi|ਪੱਤਾ ਗੋਭੀ

Cabbage|Patta gobhi|ਪੱਤਾ ਗੋਭੀ

Bitter Melon

The bitter melon is called karela in Punjabi. It is written as ਕਰੇਲਾ in Punjabi.

Bitter melon|Karela|ਕਰੇਲਾ

Bitter melon|Karela|ਕਰੇਲਾ

Radish

The name for radish in Punjabi is mooli. It is written as ਮੂਲੀ in Punjabi.

Radish|Mooli|ਮੂਲੀ

Radish|Mooli|ਮੂਲੀ

Lady-finger (Okra)

The Punjabi name for the lady-finger(okra) is bhindi. It is written as ਭਿੰਡੀ in Punjabi .

Lady-finger|Bhindi|ਭਿੰਡੀ

Lady-finger|Bhindi|ਭਿੰਡੀ

Cucumber

The name for the cucumber in Punjabi is kheera. It is written as ਖੀਰਾ in Punjabi.

Cucumber|Kheera|ਖੀਰਾ

Cucumber|Kheera|ਖੀਰਾ

Spinach

The Punjabi name for spinach is palak. It is written as ਪਾਲਕ in Punjabi.

Spinach|Palak|ਪਾਲਕ

Spinach|Palak|ਪਾਲਕ

Carrot

The name for the carrot in Punjabi is gajar. It is written as ਗਾਜਰ in Punjabi.

Carrot|Gajar|ਗਾਜਰ

Carrot|Gajar|ਗਾਜਰ

Green Chilli

The Punjabi name for the green chilli is hari mirch. It is written as ਹਰੀ ਮਿਰਚ in Punjabi.

Green chilli|Hari mirch|ਹਰੀ ਮਿਰਚ

Green chilli|Hari mirch|ਹਰੀ ਮਿਰਚ

Bottle Gourd

The Punjabi name for the bottle gourd is ghiya. It is written as ਘੀਆ in Punjabi.

Bottle gourd|Ghiya|ਘੀਆ

Bottle gourd|Ghiya|ਘੀਆ

Pumpkin

The pumpkin is called kaddu in Punjabi. It is written as ਕੱਦੂ in Punjabi.

Pumpkin|Kaddu|ਕੱਦੂ

Pumpkin|Kaddu|ਕੱਦੂ

Pea

The name for "pea" in Punjabi is matar. It is written as ਮਟਰ in Punjabi .

Pea|Matar|ਮਟਰ

Pea|Matar|ਮਟਰ

Onion

The name for onion in Punjabi is peyaj. It is written as ਪਿਆਜ in Punjabi.

Onion/Peyaj/ਪਿਆਜ

Onion/Peyaj/ਪਿਆਜ

Garlic

The Punjabi word for garlic is lasan. It is written as ਲਸਣ in Punjabi.

Garlic/Lasan/ਲਸਣ

Garlic/Lasan/ਲਸਣ

Coriander

The word coriander translates to dhaniya in Punjabi. It is written as ਧਨੀਆ in Punjabi.

Coriander/Dhaniya/ਧਨੀਆ

Coriander/Dhaniya/ਧਨੀਆ

Beans

The Punjabi word for the beans is faliyan. It is written as ਫਲੀਆਂ in Punjabi.

Beans/Faliyan/ਫਲੀਆਂ

Beans/Faliyan/ਫਲੀਆਂ

Capsicum

The word capsicum means shimla mirch in Punjabi. It is written as ਸ਼ਿਮਲਾ ਮਿਰਚ in Punjabi.

Capsicum/Shimla Mirch/ਸ਼ਿਮਲਾ ਮਿਰਚ

Capsicum/Shimla Mirch/ਸ਼ਿਮਲਾ ਮਿਰਚ

Ridge Gourd

The Punjabi name for the ridge gourd is rama toree. It is written as ਰਾਮ ਤੋਰੀ in Punjabi.

Ridge Gourd/Rama Toree/ਰਾਮ ਤੋਰੀ

Ridge Gourd/Rama Toree/ਰਾਮ ਤੋਰੀ

Ginger

The name for ginger in Punjabi is adrak. It is written as ਅਦਰਕ in Punjabi.

Ginger/Adrak/ਅਦਰਕ

Ginger/Adrak/ਅਦਰਕ

Mint

The Punjabi word for mint is pudina. It is written as ਪੁਦੀਨਾ in Punjabi.

Mint/Pudina/ਪੁਦੀਨਾ

Mint/Pudina/ਪੁਦੀਨਾ

It's Quiz Time Now!

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

  1. What is the name for cabbage in Punjabi?
    • Ghiya
    • Phull gobhi
    • Patta gobhi
  2. What would you call a brinjal in Punjabi?
    • Aalu
    • Tamatar
    • Baingan
  3. The Punjabi name for the cucumber is kheera.
    • True
    • False
  4. The radish is called gajar in Punjabi.
    • True
    • False
  5. .................... is the name for turnip in Punjabi.
    • Bhindi
    • Shalgam

Answer Key

  1. Patta gobhi
  2. Baingan
  3. True
  4. False
  5. Shalgam

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