Vocabulary: Objects In The Kitchen

Ever wondered what is in your Kitchen? Daggers, guns and nuclear weapons are not advisable in kitchens. : 

FOOD PREPARATION AND COOKING

Kitchen = भान्छा (bhancha)

Utensil = भाँडा (bhada)*

Knife = छुरी (churi)

Pressure Cooker = प्रेसर कुकर (presar kukar)

Kettle = कित्ली (kitli)

Wok = कराही (karaahi)

Flat pan = तावा (tawa)

Stove = चुला (chula)

LPG = ग्यास (gyas)

Mortar and Pestle = ओखल (okhal)

Scissors = कैँची (kaichi)

Grinding Stone = सिलौटा (silauta)

Sieve = चाल्नी (chalni)

Tongs = चिम्टा (chimta)

FOOD SERVING

Plate = थाल (thal)

Bowl = कचौरा (kachaura)**

Fork = काँटा (kata)

Spoon = चम्चा (chamcha)***

Glass = गिलास (gilas)

Cup = कप (kap)

THE REST

Refrigerator = फ्रिज (phrij)

Sink = सिन्क (sink)

Container = डब्बा (dabba)

Flat Round Woven Tray made of Bamboo = नाङ्लो (nanglo)***

Water Filter = फिल्टर (philtar)

*This bhada (भाँडा) is different from another bhada (भाडा), which means rent. The former is nasalized while the latter is not. To identify this, see for the ‘ँ’ mark.

**In eastern dialects like Darjeeling’s, you say ‘बटुका’ (batuka)

***In Eastern Dialect, you say ‘चम्ची’ (chamchi)

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