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Learn! Sanskrit words for the Kitchen!

Are there Sanskrit words for modern things or for things which are from foreign cultures? The answer is yes.

Today as Sanskrit is gaining more and more interest among people across the world, more so among the Indians in India and across the world, they are seeking the Sanskrit words for daily use. Looking to introduce Sanskrit to your kitchen? Here are some cooking and kitchen-related words in Sanskrit:

  • śrāpayati श्रापयति baking
  • apūpam अपूपम् a cake
  • niṣṭapati निष्टपति roasting
  • bhūcaṇakam भूचणकम् groundnuts
  • uṣṇayati उष्णयति heating
  • dugdham दुग्धम् milk  
  • bāṣpayati  बाष्पयति steaming
  • śākāni  शाकानि vegetables
  • kvathayati  क्वथयति boiling
  • bud-budayati बुद्-बुदयति boiling
  • jalam जलम् water
  • bharjayati  भर्जयति frying
  • dhānyam धान्यम् grains
  • mathnāti मथ्नाति stirring
  • lālasīkam लालसीकम् the sauce

There are many myths about the devabhasha Sanskrit. Read here to how to bust them! Sanskrit: debunking top myths about the devabhasha

Today Sanskrit has broken away from the shackles and reemerged as a relevant and thriving language. Even if it is not being taught in many schools and universities, people are finding ways to study it themselves. Google said, that the highest number of requests that they received for translations was for Sanskrit. Language Curry, the only app in the world teaching Indian languages has the maximum number of downloads for Sanskrit. The students are from across the globe. Sanskrit can be learned in contemporary form too! Have you checked out this fun article we did a few days ago? Learn Sanskrit through emojis!



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