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INTRODUCTION
Jason:Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
Neha:And I’m Neha!
Jason:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Hindi Vocabulary, Lesson 5: Sweets! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to food and drink. These are 5 sweets in Hindi. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HindiPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jason:In this lesson, you’ll learn the names of some sweets and desserts in Hindi. These are 5 sweets that are popular in India, which means you’ll hear these words a lot!
Jason:Neha, what’s our first word?
Neha:गुलाब जामुन
Jason:Indian sweet dish which can be served both hot or cold.
Neha:(slow) गुलाब जामुन (regular) गुलाब जामुन
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:गुलाब जामुन
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Gulab Jamun is an Indian sweet dish which can be served hot or cold.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) गुलाब जामुन शादियों में परोसी जाने वाली एक आम मिठाई है|
Jason:Gulab jamun is a common dessert served at weddings.
Neha:(slow) गुलाब जामुन शादियों में परोसी जाने वाली एक आम मिठाई है|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:जलेबी
Jason:Indian sweet which has a chewy texture and a crystallized, sugary coating.
Neha:(slow) जलेबी (regular) जलेबी
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:जलेबी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:A jalebi is an Indian sweet with a chewy texture and crystallized, sugary coating.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) जलेबी नारंगी रंग की होती हैं|
Jason:Jalebis are orange in color.
Neha:(slow) जलेबी नारंगी रंग की होती हैं|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:गाजर हलवा
Jason:Traditional Punjabi sweet dish made with carrots and milk.
Neha:(slow) गाजर हलवा (regular) गाजर हलवा
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:गाजर हलवा
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Gajar Halwa is a traditional Punjabi sweet dish made with carrots and milk.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) गाजर का हलवा गाजर से बना एक पकवान है|
Jason:Gajar Ka Halwa is a sweet dish made with carrot.
Neha:(slow) गाजर का हलवा गाजर से बना एक पकवान है|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:रस मलाई
Jason:Sugary cream-colored balls of cottage cheese soaked in cream.
Neha:(slow) रस मलाई (regular) रस मलाई
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:रस मलाई
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Ras Malai are sugary cream-colored balls of cottage cheese soaked in cream.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) रस मलाई ठंडी परोसी जाती है|
Jason:Ras malaii is served chilled.
Neha:(slow) रस मलाई ठंडी परोसी जाती है|
Jason:Okay, what’s the last word?
Neha:कुल्फी
Jason:popular frozen dairy dessert that is like ice cream, but denser and creamier
Neha:(slow) कुल्फी (regular) कुल्फी
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:कुल्फी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert that’s like ice cream, but denser and creamier.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) कुल्फी स्वाद में आईस क्रीम जैसी होती है|
Jason:kulfi tastes like ice cream.
Neha:(slow) कुल्फी स्वाद में आईस क्रीम जैसी होती है|
QUIZ
Jason:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Neha will give you the Hindi – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Neha:गुलाब जामुन
[pause]Jason:A Indian sweet dish which can be served both hot or cold.
Neha:जलेबी
[pause]Jason:A Indian sweet which has a chewy texture and a crystallized, sugary coating.
Neha:गाजर हलवा
[pause]Jason:A traditional Punjabi sweet dish made with carrots and milk.
Neha:रस मलाई
[pause]Jason:Sugary cream-colored balls of cottage cheese soaked in cream.
Neha:कुल्फी
[pause]Jason:A popular frozen dairy dessert that’s like ice cream, but denser and creamier

Outro

Jason:There you have it – 5 dessert names in India! We have a more complete list at HindiPod101.com. Thanks everyone, See you next time!
Neha:शुक्रिया (Śukriyā)

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Do you like sweets & desserts? If yes, what's your favorite one?

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Wednesday at 11:07 AM
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Hello Harumi,


'I am doing' would be 'main kar rahii hoon' whereas 'I do' would be 'main karTii hoon'


Cheers,

Neha

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Harumi
Wednesday at 01:34 AM
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Thanks !!


Ive many difficulty

ex: I do (id say: main kar hai? or main kartee hoon?) hehee

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Tuesday at 04:42 PM
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Hello Harumi,


That was perfect!


Icecream in Hindi would be - आइसक्रीम

cake would be- केक


Cheers,

Neha

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Harumi
Friday at 06:15 AM
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मुझे ICE CREAM* पसंद है.

Mujhe ice cream pasand hai

(I like ice cream. Is it right?)



*how do u say: ice cream and cake?


बहुत धन्यवाद

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Tuesday at 02:07 PM
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Hi vanitha,


You could say 'mujhe bhojan parosna achha lagTaa hai'.:smile:


Cheers,

Neha

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vanitha kannan
Thursday at 12:52 AM
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how to say, i like to serve food?