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Quiz: What is saunf in English?

Last updated on: March 28, 2014 19:10 IST

Image: What is saunf in English? Take this quiz and find out!
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Remember the scene in the film Queen where Kangna Ranaut wakes up her mother in the middle of the night to ask her the English name for hing?

Let’s admit it. We’ve all been in situations where we were excitedly narrating a recipe and just could not recollect the name of a certain ingredient in English.

For all you aspiring master chefs, here's a quick quiz to find out how well you know your spices...

1. What is saunf in English?
1. Aniseed
2. Fennel
3. Capers

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2. What is elaichi in English?

Image: Elaichi
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1. Cinnamon
2. Cardamom
3. Aniseed

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3. What is dalchini in English?

Image: Dalchini
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1. Fenugreek
2. Poppy seed
3. Cinnamon

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4. What is laung in English?

Image: Laung
Photographs: Jorge Barrios/Wikimedia Commons

1. Garlic
2. Cloves
3. Celery

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5. What is jeera in English?

Image: Jeera
Photographs: Sugeesh/Wikimedia Commons

1. Mustard
2. Cumin seeds
3. Nutmeg

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6. What is khus khus in English?

Image: Black khus khus
Photographs: Thomas Bresson/Wikimedia Commons

1. Raisins
2. Poppy seeds
3. Nutmeg

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7. What is jaiphal in English?

Image: Jaiphal
Photographs: Jorge Barrios/Wikimedia Commons

1. Star aniseed
2. Nutmeg
3. Pomegranate

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8. What is tej patta in English?

Image: Tej patta
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1. Bay leaf
2. Curry leaf
3. Mint

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9. What is dhaniya in English?

Image: Dhaniya
Photographs: Thamizhpparithi Maari/Wikimedia Commons

1. Bay leaf
2. Basil
3. Cilantro/Coriander

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10. What is soonth in English?

Image: Soonth
Photographs: Miansari66/Wikimedia Commons

1. Fennel seeds
2. Dry ginger
3. Basil

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11. What is hing in English?

Image: Hing
Photographs: stumptownpanda/Creative commons

1. Cinnamon
2. Asafoetida
3. Black pepper

Tags: Hing

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