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Common Nepali Vegetables


popular nepali vegetables

Nepal is rich in Flora and Fauna. Nepal has low altitude at south of 60 Meters to 8848M in North (height of Mt Everest) because of which have much diversity in plants. Nepal is home for various spices and vegetables. Nepal is rich for ornamental plants. In this post you can read the list of common Nepali vegetables.

 

Common nepali vegetables

• Alu – (Potato)
• Aduwa – (Ginger)
• Baabari – (Mint)
• Banda Gobi – (Cabbage)
• Barelaa – (Balsam Apple)
• Bethe ko Saag – (Lamb’squarter) – (Chenopodium album)
• Bhantaa – (Brinjal, Egg plant, Aubergine)
• Bhende Khursani – (Bell Pepper, Sweet Pepper)
• Bungo – (com. name – Plantain, Banana)
• Brokauli – (Broccoli)
• Bodi – (Beans)
• Chatel – (Momordica cochinchinensis)
• Chamsoor – (GardenCress)
• Chanaa, Hariyo – (Green Bengal Gram)
• Chau – (Mushrooms)
• Chichindo – (Serpent or Snake Gourd)
• Chayapi – (Shallot)
• Dhaniya – FreshCoriander
• Dundu ko Saag – (Chinese Leek – Allium Tubersum Rotter)
• Gajar -(Carrot)
• Ghiraula – (SpongeGourd)
o Paate Ghiraula – (Ridgedor Ribbed Gourd)
• Golebheda – (Tomato)
o Sano Golbheda – (Cherry Tomato)a
o Tumbe Golbheda – (Pear tomato)
• Guliyo Moola – Chukander – ( Beet Roots)
• Gyanth Govi – Kohlrabi
• Imli – (Tamarind)
• Iskush – (ChayoteSquash)
• Kaankro – (Cucumber)
o Asare Kaankro – Common Field Cucumber
Bhadaure Kaankro – Garden Cucumber
o Kakdi – Snake or Serpent Cucumber
• Karkalo – (Taaro Leaves)
• Karela, Tito – (Bitter Gourd, Balsam Pear)
• Katahar – (Jack Fruit)
• Kauli, Phulgobhi – (Cauliflower)
• Kerau or Matar – (Garden Peas)
o Sano Kerau – (Field Peas)
• Khursani – (Chili Pepper)
o Bhende Khursani – (Bell Pepper)
o Dhokre Khursani – (Long Pepper)
o Chuchche Khursani – (Cone Pepper)
o Jhine Khorsani – (Cluster Pepper)
o Jyanmara Khursani – (Cherry Pepper)
o Jire Khorsani – (Bird’s Eye Chili, Bird Pepper)
• Koiralo (Seto or Rato) – Bauhinia – white or pink)
• Kubhindo – (Ash Gourd,Wax Gourd, Chinese Melon)
• Kurilo – (Common Asparagus)
• Lapsi – (Nepalese HogPlum)
• Lashun – (Garlic)
• Lauka – (Bottle Gourd, Calabash)
• Lunde ko Saag -(Pigweed)
• Methi ko Saag – (Fenugreek Leaf)
• Moola – (Radish)
• Moola ko Saag – (RadishGreens)
• Moola ko Duku – (Radish Shoots)
• Nigalo Tusha – (Himalayan Bamboo)
• Niuro – (FiddleheadFern)
• Paalungo – (Spinach)
• Parwar – (Pointed Gourd,Patol)
• Pharsi – (Gourd, Pumpkin)
• Pharsi ko Munta – (Pumpkin Shoots)
• Pidaalu – (Co-co Yam)
• Poi Saag – (Indian Spinach)
• Pyaz – (Onion)
• Raamtoriya – (Okra, Ladies Finger)
• Raayo ko Sag – (LeafMustard)
• Raayo ko Duku – (MustardShoots)
• Salegum – (Turnip)
• Salegum ko Saag – (Turnip Greens)
• Sakhar Khand – (Sweet Potato)
• Sunp – (Dill)
• Simi – (Beans)
o Hiunde Simi – (Hyacinth Bean)
o Tarware Simi – (Jack Bean, Sward Bean)
o Kause Simi – (Velvet Bean, Horse-Eye Bean)
• Sipligan – (Garlic Pear)
• Sishnu ko Saag -(Stinging Nettle)
• Tarul – (Casavaa, Tapioca)

Ghar Tarul – (Yam)

Bana Tarul – (Wild Edible Yam)
• Taama Bans – (Bamboo)
• Thotne – (Vegetable Smart Weed) – (Polygonum)
• Tinda – Round Gourd