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pyaz (प्याज)

Language: Hindi

Description: Onion. The onion is one of tne of the basics of cuisine across the world, there is probably no country, from northern Canada to the tropics, where onions are not used. They add flavour to countless cooked dishes, bite to a salad, and may be stewed, fried, pickled or eaten raw. Young, they are called spring onions, and have relations in shallots which are sweeter and milder. They are versatile and indispensible stem vegetable which keeps well in a dry cool environment.

Onions, with thanks to Clark's Quality Fruit and Veg in Cambridge Market

Latin: Allium cepa
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: India
Also known as: dungari, erragadda, erulli, ghenda, irulli, kanda, kanda pyaaz, kando, kano, neerulli, payaz, piaj, piao, rata lunu, savola, ullagaddai, ulli, vella gadda, vengayam

Substitutes: onion/65571

See foods and dishes: hara pyaz, pyaz ke beej, ullikadalu

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