Sunday, September 16, 2012

List of Fruits in India




If you can think of any additional fruits not mentioned here, I would absolutely love to hear from you! I'm always looking to improve this list. 


A-G List

Ambarella (Spondias dulcis)
Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Apple (Malus domestica)
Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)
Asian pear (Pyrus pyrifolia)
Avocado/butterfruit (Persea americana)
Bael (Aegle marmelos)
Banana (Musa x Paridasiaca)
Banana flower (Musa)
Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
Bell peppers (capsicum) (Capsicum anuum)
Bentham's Cornel (Cornus capitata)
Betel Nut (Areca catechu)
Bignay (Antidesma bunius)
Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi)
Bread fruit (Artocarpus altilis)
Buddha's Hand (Citrus medica)
Burmese grape (Baccaurea ramiflora)
Cacao (Theobroma cacao)
Calamondin (Citrofortunella mitis)
Camachile (Pithecellobium dolce)
Cannonball Fruit (Couropita guianensis)
Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana)
Carambola/star fruit (Averrhoa carambola)
Cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale)
Cattley guava (Psidium cattleianum)
Ceylon Gooseberry (Dovyalis hebecarpa)
Cempedak (Artocarpus integer)
Cherry (Prunus avium)
Chitra (Berberis aristata)
Citrifolia/noni (Morinda citrifolia)
Citron (Citrus medica)
Cochin Goraka (Garcinia xanthochymus)
Custard/Sugar apple (Annona squamosa)
Coconut (Cocos nucifera)
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
Date (Phoenix dactylfera)
Date Plum (Diospyrus lotus)
Desert Date
Downy Myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa)
Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus undatus)
Durian (Durio zibethinus)
East Indian Wine Palm
Eggfruit (Pouteria campechiana)
Elephant Apple (Dillenia indica)
European hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)
Feijoa (Acca sellowiana)
Fig (Ficus carica)
Flacourtia/Governor's Plum (Flacourtia indica)
Garcinia Cambogia (Garcinia gummi-gutta)
Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)
Goji Berry (Lycium barbarum)
Grape (Vitis vinifera)
Guava (Psidium guajava)

H-P List
Hachiya persimmons (Diospyros kaki)
Harendong (Melastoma candidum)
Indian Almond (Terminalia capitata)
Indian Plum (Ziziphus mauritiana)
Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus)
Jamberry (Muningia calabura)
Jamun (Syzygium cumini)
Java apple (Syzygium samarangense)
Jujube (Ziziphus jujube/Ziziphus zizyphus)
Karonda (Carissa carandas)
Kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa)
Kokum (Garcinia indica)
Kumquat (Citrus japonica/Fortunella japonica)
Lakoocha/Monkey jack (Artocarpus lakoocha)
Langsat (Lansium domesticum)
Lasura (Cordia myxa)
Lemon (Citrus x limon)
Lime (Citrus hystrix)
Lipstick Tree (Bixa orellana)
Ling Nut (Trapa bispinosa)
Longan (Dimocarpus longan)
Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica)
Lychee (Litchi chinensis)
Mabolo (Diospyros blancoi)
Makopa (Syzygium samarangense)
Malay apple (Syzygium malaccense)
Mango (Mangifera indica)
Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana)
Marany Nut (Semecarpus anacardium)
Medlar (Mimusops elengi)
Mowha (Bassia latifolia)
Myrobalan (Terminalia chebula)
Musk melon/cantaloupe (Cucumis melo)
Mysore raspberry (Rubus niveus)
Nanking Cherry (Prunus tomentosa)
Natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa)
Nectarine (Prunus persica)
Nungu (Borassus flabellifer)
Nutmeg fruit (Myristica fragrans)
Orange (Citrus sinensis)
Pakistan mulberry (Morus macrura)
Papaya (Carica papaya)
Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis)
Peach (Prunus persica)
Pear (Pyrus)
Phalsa (Grewia asiatica)
Pineapple (Ananas comosus)
Plantain (Musa paradisiaca)
Plum (Prunus americana)
Pomegranate (Prunica granatum)
Pomelo (Citrus maxima)

Q-Z List
Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)
Roselle fruit (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Sapota (Manilkara zapota)
Santol (Sandoricum koetjape)
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
Surinam cherry (Eugenia uniflora)
Sour orange (Citrus aurantium)
Soursop (Annona muricata)
Star apple (Chyrsophyllum cainito)
Star gooseberry (Phyllanthus acidus)
Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa)
Sweet lime (Citrus limetta)
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)
Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
Tree tomato (Solanum betaceum)
Wampee (Clausena lansium)
Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) 
Wood apple (Limonia acidissima)
Yellow mombin

24 comments:

  1. I think your blog is very educational. Just came across it as I was looking for one Garcinia Cambogia. I never knew all this information no wonder I have weight issues. I think this information will be very useful for many of us in the west - uk. Lina

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  2. What is Dehu called in english ? It grows in Garhwal ... quite like santol , except it has white seeds and is quite irregular in shape.

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    1. Monkey jack , Badhal Fruit

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  3. Great and really good work done. thanks for the information and collection.

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  4. Superb information that you provided. Thanks a ton.

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  5. if you can give the indian name ie in tamil or in hindi it would help some more

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  6. This is an excellent blog. You have given good information on the vegetable / fruits many of them little known and their culinary usage. Keep up the good work, thanks for putting this up. A sourcing guide as to where to get each of them will be really helpful.
    Chitra, www.visitors2delhi.com

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  7. It's an excellent website. I'm glad to have found it. Do keep up with your wonderful work.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  8. Absolutely love your blog, great info for a fruit lover like me.
    Thank you

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  9. I'm glad I discovered your blog! This is exactly the sort of thing I'm interested in~ varied & interesting fruits and vegetables. It's hard to find useful info on things like cape gooseberry & rosella etc... this blog is great! :)

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  10. good information for vegetarian like me

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  11. useful information. one question what is the fruit that the maali calls china orange. A very sour small orange like fruit grown in small bush like plant with a very distinctive flavour. Some call it naarangi.

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    1. as i understand orange valencia

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    2. Sounds like calamondin. Used by chefs for sauces or in marmalade.

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  12. Fantastic post - Great explainations and thinking.I'm looking forward to what you have for us next..!
    Fruits

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  13. You can add PINIAL PLUM [FLACOURTIA JANGOMAS L.],

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  14. Your blog is very Interesting. Will help if you give Indian names of fruits.

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  15. Good to know that you do something out of sheer love and add to the knowledge of so many other people. Great going. :)

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  16. Really appreciate the detailed overview of the fruits available to Indians.

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  17. An excellent collection! Learned a lot.
    You may consider adding Eliocarpus serratus called kaara (കാരയ്ക്കാ) in malayalam. It is tree that bears small fruits which are eaten ripe with our without salt or picked in Kerala .
    Another fruit in Kerala is mootti which is a tree that bears fruits in its main trunk. I couldn't get its scientific name in English. It was given as ലക്ലവിക ഉത്തരന്‍സിസ് in https://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/malayalam/mangalam-epaper-mang/ruchiyil-keman-kattile-muttikayppan-newsid-39819902&ved=0ahUKEwi5kq-J1uHNAhUJQY8KHaelDRUQFggcMAA&usg=AFQjCNG9sxeMMKHgp1MFAWhykX9aH3miDQ&sig2=SeiIorSBpTlNs-eIapxNJw

    Thanks
    Ajith

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  18. Star fruit ...called kamrak in many parts of india can u give detail about it

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