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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 7: Vegetables

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Afrah: And I'm Afrah!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 7! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to food and drink. These are the five most common vegetables in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
James: Afrah, what's our first word?
Afrah: بھنڈی (bhindi)
James: "okra"
Afrah: [SLOW] بھنڈی (bhindi) [NORMAL] بھنڈی (bhindi)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: بھنڈی (bhindi)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A favorite vegetable among Pakistani people. It is typically cooked in lots of onions and tomatoes, or in meat.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . بھنڈی عام طور پر بہت ذیادہ پیاز اور ٹماٹر میں پکائی جاتی ہے (Bhindi aam tor per bohat ziada pyaz aur tamatar mein pakai jati hai.)
James: "Okra is usually cooked in a lot of onions and tomatoes."
Afrah: [SLOW] . بھنڈی عام طور پر بہت ذیادہ پیاز اور ٹماٹر میں پکائی جاتی ہے (Bhindi aam tor per bohat ziada pyaz aur tamatar mein pakai jati hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: کھیرا (kheera)
James: "cucumber"
Afrah: [SLOW] کھیرا (kheera) [NORMAL] کھیرا (kheera)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: کھیرا (kheera)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A vegetable typically found in salad, eaten for lunch or dinner.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . کھیرا صحت کے لئے بہت اچھا ہے (Kheera sehat ky liye bohat acha hai.)
James: "Cucumber is very good for your health."
Afrah: [SLOW] . کھیرا صحت کے لئے بہت اچھا ہے (Kheera sehat ky liye bohat acha hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: بینگن (baingan)
James: "eggplant"
Afrah: [SLOW] بینگن (baingan) [NORMAL] بینگن (baingan)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: بینگن (baingan)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A vegetable that is either cooked with potatoes or cut in small pieces, dipped in chickpea powder and spices, and fried in oil to give it a soft, crispy texture.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . بھنا ہوا بینگن بہت اچھا ذائقہ دیتا ہے (Bhuna hua baingan bohat acha zaiqa deta hai.)
James: "Sauteed eggplant tastes very good."
Afrah: [SLOW] . بھنا ہوا بینگن بہت اچھا ذائقہ دیتا ہے (Bhuna hua baingan bohat acha zaiqa deta hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: شلجم (shaljam)
James: "turnip"
Afrah: [SLOW] شلجم (shaljam) [NORMAL] شلجم (shaljam)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: شلجم (shaljam)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A famous vegetable among the rich and poor due to its affordable price. People either cook it on its own or with meat.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . دیہی علاقوں میں لوگ شلجم کھانا پسند کرتے ہیں (Dehi ilaqon mein log shaljam khana pasand kertay hain.)
James: "People in rural areas love to eat turnips."
Afrah: [SLOW] . دیہی علاقوں میں لوگ شلجم کھانا پسند کرتے ہیں (Dehi ilaqon mein log shaljam khana pasand kertay hain.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: پیاز (pyaz)
James: "onion"
Afrah: [SLOW] پیاز (pyaz) [NORMAL] پیاز (pyaz)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: پیاز (pyaz)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An especially important vegetable as it is the base of most curries made in Pakistan. Aside from this, it is also used in fresh salad.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . پیاز کبھی کبھی تازہ سالاد کے طور پر کھایا جاتا ہے (Pyaz kabhi kabhi taza salad ky tor per khaya jata hai.)
James: "Onions are sometimes eaten in fresh salad."
Afrah: [SLOW] . پیاز کبھی کبھی تازہ سالاد کے طور پر کھایا جاتا ہے (Pyaz kabhi kabhi taza salad ky tor per khaya jata hai.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Afrah will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Afrah: شلجم (shaljam)
[PAUSE] James: "turnip"
Afrah: کھیرا (kheera)
[PAUSE] James: "cucumber"
Afrah: پیاز (pyaz)
[PAUSE] James: "onion"
Afrah: بھنڈی (bhindi)
[PAUSE] James: "okra"
Afrah: بینگن (baingan)
[PAUSE] James: "eggplant"

Outro

James: There you have it - the five most common vegetables in Pakistan! We have more vocab lists available at UrduPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Afrah: خدا حافظ (Khuda Hafiz)

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Do you know of any other Pakistani vegetables?