Non-English words with their meanings

Ahimsa: non-violence

Amla the Indian gooseberry

Amti a liquid dish of vegetable and pulse, a kind of soup

Arhar a kind of pulse

Aryan: of the Indo-European stock

Atta flour

Bhakari thick hard bread

Brahmachari one observing continence

Brahmacharya: continence

Chakki: a grinding stone

Chamar leather-worker, classed as 'untouchable'

Chapati: flat unleavened bread

Chatni a paste of cocoanut kernel, chillies, tamarind, salt, etc. ground on a stone -

Chhatak: 2 ounces (oz.)

Chula: an Indian stove

Dahi curds

Dal: pulse

Dalia: porridge

Dasyu an outcaste

Dhenki a wooden contrivance for pounding rice

Dudhi: a white pumpkin

Ghani an oil-press

Gur: jaggery

Hakim: a Muslim physician

Himsa: violence

Kadai a frying pan

Khoa dried milk

Masala condiments

Nakli ghee: imitation ghee

Neem the Indian margosa tree

Roti flat unleavened bread

Ragi an Indian millet

Sadavrataa religious daily distribution of food to mendicants, a place where it is done

Tava: an iron pan for baking cakes

Til sesamum

Vaid a Hindu physician

Vanaspati hydrogenated oil, vegetable ghee