Millets in Different Languages

Millets in Different Languages

More and more people have started using millets and they are not yet popular by their English names rather the regional names. To make it easier while you shop for millets, refer the following table to know what millets are known by in different Indian languages.

Grains/Millets Kannada Hindi Tamil Telugu Malayalam
Barnyard Millet ಊದಲು

Oodhalu

झंगोरा, संवा  –

Jhangora, Sanwa

குதிரைவாலி

Kuthiravaali

ఒడలు

Odalu

 

Kavadapullu

Brown Top Millet ಕೊರಲೆ

Korale

Finger Millet ರಾಗಿ

Ragi

मंडुआ, नाचनी

Mandua, Nachani

கேழ்வரகு

Kelvaragu

రాగులు

Ragulu

 

Koovarugu, Panji Pullu

Foxtail Millet ನವಣೆ

Navane

कंगनी

Kangni

தினை

Thinai

కొర్ర

Korra

തിന

Thina

Kodo Millet ಆರ್ಕ

Arka

कोडेन, कोड़रा

Koden, Kodra

வரகு

Varagu

అరికెలు

Arikelu

 

Koovarugu

Little Millet ಸಾಮೆ

Saame

कुटकी

Kutki

சாமை

Saamai

సామ

Saama

ചാമ

Chaama

Pearl Millet ಸಜ್ಜೆ

Sajje

बाजरा

Bajra

கம்பு

Kambu

సజ్జలు

Sajjalu, Gantilu

കമ്പം

Kambam

Proso Millet ಬರಗು

Baragu

बर्री

Barri

பனிவரகு

Panivaragu

వరిగులు

Varigulu

Sorghum ಜೋಳ

Jola

ज्वार

Jowar

சோளம்

Cholam

జొన్నలు

Jonnalu

ചോളം

Cholam

Rice ಅಕ್ಕಿ

Akki

चावल

Chaaval

அரிசி

Arici

బియ్యుమ్

Biyyam

അരി

Ari

Wheat ಗೋಧಿ

Godhi

गेहूं

Gehoon

கோதுமை

Kotumai

గోధుమ

Godhuma

ഗോതമ്പ്

Geatamp

We have made our best efforts to consolidate the names of some of the millets along with our current staple food rice and wheat. Should there be any corrections or you got additions to the table, feel free to write to millets@swasthafoods.in

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