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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 7! In this lesson you'll learn essential words related to food and drink. These are 5 vegetables 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 vegetables in India. These are 5 vegetables that are popular in India, which means you’ll hear these words a lot!
Jason: Neha, what’s our first word?
Neha: आलू
Jason: Potato
Neha: (slow) आलू (regular) आलू
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: आलू
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The potato is a major ingredient in fast food items in India.
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) समोसा मैश किए हुए आलू से बना एक नाश्ता है|
Jason: samosa is a snack made from mashed potatoes.
Neha: (slow) समोसा मैश किए हुए आलू से बना एक नाश्ता है|
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: भिंडी
Jason: lady finger
Neha: (slow) भिंडी (regular) भिंडी
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: भिंडी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The lady finger is a common vegetable used in Indian cuisine.
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) भिंडी को पकाने से पहले अच्छे से धोया और सुखाया जाता है
Jason: lady finger is washed and dried properly before cooking.
Neha: (slow) भिंडी को पकाने से पहले अच्छे से धोया और सुखाया जाता है
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: बैंगन
Jason: Brinjal or Eggplant
Neha: (slow) बैंगन (regular) बैंगन
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: बैंगन
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Eggplant is native to India, and a wide range of shapes, sizes and colors are grown in India.
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) बैंगन पकाने के बाद नरम हो जाता है|
Jason: Eggplant becomes tender after it is cooked.
Neha: (slow) बैंगन पकाने के बाद नरम हो जाता है|
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: करेला
Jason: Bitter gourd
Neha: (slow) करेला (regular) करेला
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: करेला
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: - The bitter melon more typical of India has a narrower shape and a surface covered with jagged, triangular "teeth".
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) करेला प्याज और मसलों के साथ तलने से स्वादिष्ट बन जाता है|
Jason: Bitter gourd is tasty when fried with onion and spices.
Neha: (slow) करेला प्याज और मसलों के साथ तलने से स्वादिष्ट बन जाता है|
Jason: Okay, what’s the last word?
Neha: पालक
Jason: Spinach
Neha: (slow) पालक (regular) पालक
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: पालक
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Saag is a spiced spinach puree common in northern Indian cuisine
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) पालक पनीर उत्तर भारत का एक स्वादिष्ट पकवान है|
Jason: Palak paneer (spinach with Indian cheese) is a tasty dish of north India.
Neha: (slow) पालक पनीर उत्तर भारत का एक स्वादिष्ट पकवान 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: आलू
[pause]Jason: Potato
Neha: भिंडी
[pause]Jason: lady finger
Neha: बैंगन
[pause]Jason: Brinjal or Eggplant
Neha: करेला
[pause]Jason: Bitter gourd
Neha: पालक
[pause]Jason: Spinach

Outro

Jason: There you have it – 5 vegetable 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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Many people don't like to eat vegetables. What is your least favorite one?

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Thursday at 05:33 PM
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Hello Harumi,


Guess we think alike:laughing:


Cheers,

Neha

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Harumi
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:smile:

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Hello Harumi,


I also don't like bitter taste. Hence I don't like to eat bittergourd much :(


Cheers,

Neha

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Harumi
Monday at 10:38 AM
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मुझे कड़वा स्वाद नहीं| पसंद है|

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