"The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed but,
if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit"

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Volume Equivalents
(fluid ounces/milliliters
and liters)
Weight Equivalents
(ounces and pounds/grams and kilograms)
1 tsp 5 ml 1/4 oz 7 g
1 tbsp (1/2 fl oz) 15 ml 1/2 oz 15 g
1/4 cup (2 fl oz) 60 ml 3/4 oz 20 g
1/3 cup 80 ml 1 oz 30g
1/2 cup (4 fl oz) 120 ml 8 oz (1/2 lb) 225 g
2/3 cup 160 ml 12 oz (3/4 lb) 340 g
3/4 cup (6 fl oz) 180 ml 16 oz (1 lb) 455 g
1 cup (8 fl oz) 240 ml 35 oz (2.2 lbs) 1 kg
1 qt (32 fl oz) 950 ml -- --
1 qt + 3 tbsps 1 L -- --
1 gal (128 fl oz) 4 L -- --
Conversion formula
Fluid ounces x 30 = milliliters
1000 milliliters = 1 liter
Conversion formula
Ounces x 28.35 = grams
1000 grams = 1 kilogram
Measurement Chart
English Hindi Kannada
Apple Seb Sebu
Asian Pear Nashpati Mar Sebu
Banana Kela Baale Hannu
Cantaloupe
(Muskmelon)
Kharbooja Kharbooja
Custard Apple
(Cheri Moya)
Sitaphal Sitaphala
Fig Annjeer Anjoora
Gooseberries Amla Nellikaayi
Grapefruit -- Chakotha Hannu
Grapes Angoor Dhraakshi
Guava Amrud Seebe Hannu
Jack Fruit Kathal Halasin Hannu
Mango Aam Mavina Hannu
Orange Santra Kittale Hannu
Papaya Papita Parangi Hannu
Pineapple Ananas Ananas
Plum Aloobukara Plum
Pomegranate Anar Dhalimbe Hannu
Sapote Chikku Sapota
Sugar Cane -- Kabbu
Watermelon Tarbooj (Kalingad) Kallangadi Hannu
Fruits
English Hindi Kannada
Ash Gourd Petha Boodhagumbala
Kaayi
Lilva Beans Sem AvareKaayi
Beetroot Chaquander Beetroot
Bell Pepper
(Capsicum)
Bari Mirch
Simla Mirch
Donnmenasinakaayi
Bitter Gourd Karela Haagalakaayi
Brinjal (Eggplant) Baingan Badanekaayi
Cabbage Bandh Gobhi Ele Kosu
Carrot Gajar Carrot
Cauliflower Phool Gobi Hoo Kosu
Chayote Squash -- Seemebadane Kaayi
Cluster Beans Gowaar Phali Gorikaayi
Coriander Leaves
(Cilantro)
Hara Dhania Kottambari Soppu
Cucumber Kakdi Souvatekaayi
Curry Leaves Kadipatha Karibevina Soppu
Dill Suvabhaji Sapsige Soppu
Drumstick Sahjan Ki Phati Nuggekaayi
Fenugreek Leaves Methi Menthya Da Soppu
Green Beans Beans Huralikaayi
Green Mango
(Raw Mango)
Kachcha Aam Mavina Kaayi
Green Onions
(Scallions, Spring Onions)
Hara Pyaz Irulli Kaavu
Ladies Finger (Okra) Bhindi Bendekaayi
Lemon Limbu Nimbekaayi
Mint Pudina Pudina Soppu
Mushrooms Goochi Anabe
Onion Pyaz Irulli
Parsley Ajmoda --
Plantain Kachcha Kela Baalekaayi
Potato Aloo Aloogedde
Pumpkin Kaddu Kumbalakaayi
Radish Mooli Moolangi
Ridge Gourd Taroi Hirekaayi
Spinach Palak Palak Soppu
Tapioca Simla Aloo Genasu
-- Tindora Thondekaayi
Tomato Tamatar Tomato
Turnip Shalgam Navilkosu
Water Chestnuts Shingara --
Yam Suran Genasu
Zucchini Tori --
Vegetables
English Hindi Kannada
Aniseed Saunf Somp
Asafoetida Hing Ingu
Basil Tulsi Tulasi
Bay Leaf Teg Patta Patre
Black Pepper Kali Mirch Kari Menasu
Cardaomom Elaichi Elakki
Green Chilli Hari Mirch Hasiru
Menasinakaayi
Red Chilli Lal Mirch Kempu
Menasinakaayi
Cinnamon Dalchini Chakke
Cloves Lavang Lavanga
Coriander Seeds
Cilantro
Dhaniya Kottambari Beeja
Cumin Seeds Jeera Jeerige
Dry Ginger Sondh Vana Shunti
Fenugreek Seeds Methi Menthya
Garlic Lasan Bellulli
Ginger Adrak Shunti
Honey Madhu Jenu Thuppa
Jaggery Gur Bella
Mango Powder Amchoor Vana Maavina Pudi
Mustard Oil Sarson Ka Tel Sasive Enne
Mustard Seeds Rai Sasive
Nutmeg Jaiphal Jayikaayi
Poppy Seeds Khus-Khus Gasagase
Raisins Kismish Vana Drakshi
Rose Water Gulab Jal Rose Water
Saffron Kesar Kesari
Sesame Seeds Til Ellu
Silver Leaves Varak Silver Leaves
Tamarind Imli Hunasehannu
Turmeric Powder Haldi Arishina
Tymol Seeds Ajwain Omina Kaalu
Vinegar Sirka --
Spicing & Flavourings
English Hindi Kannada
Almond Badam Badami
Cashew Nuts Kaju Godambi
Coconut Nariyal Kaayi
Copra Copra Kobbari
Dates Khajoor Karjoora
Peanut, Groundnut Moong-Phali Kadale Kaayi
Pistachio Pista Pista
Nuts
English Hindi Kannada
Clarified Butter Ghee Thuppa
Coconut Milk Nariyal Ka Doodh Kaayi Haalu
Cottage Cheese Paneer Paneer
Dried Whole Milk Khoya, Mawa Khova
Milk Doodh Haalu
Pudding Kheer Paayasa
Yogurt Drink Lassi Majjige
Yogurt, Curd Dahi Mosaru
Milk Products
Glossary
English Hindi Kannada
All Purpose Flour Maida Maida Hittu
Bean Seeds Toovar Lilva Avarekaayi
Bengal Gram Chana Dal Kadale Bele
Black Gram Urad Dal Uddin Bele
Black Eyed Peas Lobia (Chola) Alasande Kaalu
Chick Peas
(Garbanzo)
Kabuli Channa Kadale Kaalu
Corn Maki Jola
Cornflour Maki ka Atta Jola da Hittu
Flaked, Beaten Rice Poha (Chiwda) Avalakki
Gram Flour Besan Kadale Hittu
Mung Beans Moong Dal Hesaru Bele
Peas Matar Batani
Puffed Rice Mamra Puri
Red Kidny Beans Rajma Dal Rajma Kaalu
Rice Chawal Akki
Rice Flour Chawal Atta Akki Hittu
Roasted Gram Dalya Hurgadle (Puttani)
Sago Saboodhana Simeakki
Semolina Sooji Rave
Split Piegeon Peas Toor Dal Thogari Bele
Vermicelli Seviya Shavige
Whole Green Lentil Moong Ki Hari Dal Hesaru Kaalu
Whole Wheat Flour Gehu Atta Godhi Hittu
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