Talk to Shopwalla in Kannada
When you go to a Shop

Shopping can be cumbersome for those who do not know the local language in Bangalore. Some shop keepers would still love their customers to ask for things in Kannada to make their lives easier and hassle free. Let us see if these tips help.

In a Provisions Store

Please give me 1 kg sugar
Ondu Kg Sakkare kodi

Please give me 1 kg rice
Ondu kg Akki Koddi

What is the price of sugar today?
Eevathu sakkare rate eshtu

What is the price of rice today?
Eevathu akkri rate eshtu

Some common things which we use in daily life in Kannada

Turmeric – harishinna
Sugar – Sakkare
Jaggery- Bella
Rice - Akki
Rice Powder – Akki Ittu
Wheat Powder – Godhi Ittu
Rava – Rave
Maida – Maida
Boiled Rice – Kusubalakki
Black gram (whole)- Udin Kalu
Black gram – Udin Bele
Green Gram - hasiru kalu

Green Gram Dhal - hasiru Bele
Thuvar dhal – Thogari Bele
Bengal gram -
Chilli Powder –accha kaaradha pudi
Red Chillies – Onna Mensina Kaaye
Coriander Powder – Dhania pudi
Tamarind – Oonasehenu
Salt – Uppu

Oil
Oil – Enne
Coconut Oil – Kobbari Enne

Groundnut oil – Kadalekalu enne

Spices
Bay Leaf – Biriyani Yelle
Clove - Lavanga
Fenugreek - Menthia
Pepper – Menasu
Mustard seeds - Sasuve
Saunf – Sompu
Poppy seeds – Gasagase

Cummin seeds- Jeerige
Asafetoedia – Hingu
Green Cardamom – Elakki
Cashewnuts – Godambi
Raisins – Draakshi
Sesame Seeds – Ellu
Almonds – Badam
Groundnut – Kadalekkai Beja
Honey – Jainu Tuppa

Milk Products
Milk -Haalu
Curd - Mosaru
Ghee – Tuppa

 

 

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