For liquid items, sugar & rice measurements: 1 cup = 250 ml, 1/4 cup = 60ml, unless otherwise stated.

For grated coconut: 1 cup = 80 gms, unless otherwise stated.

For fruits: 1 cup = 150 gms, unless otherwise stated.

For vegetables: I have used kitchen scale to get the correct measurement.

1 tsp - 1 teaspoon, 5ml

1 Tbsp - 1 tablespoon, 15ml


I used to struggle with the names of ingredients used in Indian cooking especially the English names and various local names. I have tried to unravel this mystery by populating the common ingredients and their English translations.

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