General Notes

Contents


Equivalents


Beef


Beans

Terms

  • dal: generally refers to split beans
  • sabut == whole
  • moong == mung
  • bangal == bengal

Types

  • mung bean, green mung, green gram
    • whole bean, hull is green
  • green mung dal, split green gram
    • split bean with hull, hull is green and bean is yellow or orange.
  • mung dal, small yellow lentil
    • split hulled bean, bean is yellow or orange
  • masoor dal, red lentil
    • split hulled bean, bean is red
  • red gram dal, toor dal, split pigeon peas, tuvar dal, arhar dal
    • split and hulled, bean is yellow or gold
  • whole urad dal, black matpe bean, black gram, whole black lentil, kali/kaali dal, maa ki dal
    • whole bean, hull is black
  • urad dal, split matpe bean, split black gram, split black lentil
    • split hulled bean, bean is white
  • brown chickpeas, kala chana, bengal gram, desi chickpeas
    • whole bean, hull is brown
  • chickpeas, garbanzo beans, chana, chole, kabuli chana
    • whole hulled bean, bean is yellow
  • split chickpeas, chana dal, split bengal gram, split desi chickpeas
    • split hulled bean, bean is yellow
  • black-eyed peas, lobia, cow pea, chawli, raungi

Pressure Cooker


Rehydration


Chili Peppers

Chili Peppers Heat

  • pasilla chili: 250–4,000 SHU
  • Anaheim chile: 500-1,000 SHU
  • ancho chili: 1,000–2,000 SHU
  • poblano chili: 1,000-2,000 SHU
  • kashmiri chili: 1,000–2,000 SHU
  • pasilla chili: 1,000–3,999 SHU
  • cascabel chili: 1,500–2,500 SHU
  • guajillo chili: 2,500-5,000 SHU
  • jalapeno chili: 3,500-8,000 SHU
  • puya chili: 5,000-8,000 SHU
  • serrano chili: 10,000–23,000 SHU
  • arbol chili: 15,000-30,000 SHU
  • Sichuan (aka: facing heaven) chili: 30,000-50,000 SHU
  • cayenne chili: 30,000–50,000 SHU
  • pequin chili: 30,000–60,000 SHU
  • aji limo chili: 30,000-60,000 SHU
  • aji limo rojo chili: 50,000-60,000 SHU
  • Thai (aka: bird's eye) chili: 50,000-100,000 SHU
  • African birdseye chili: 100,000-225,000 SHU
  • scotch bonnet chili: 100,000-325,000 SHU
  • habanero chili: 100,000–350,000 SHU
  • red savina habanero chili: 350,000-580,000 SHU

Chili Pepper Names

  • bola chili: cascabel chili
  • Peruvian chili: aji limo (NOT aji limon) chili
  • Peruvian red chili: aji limo rojo chili
  • piri-piri chili: African birdseye chili
  • prik haeng chili: Thai chili

Dried and/or Smoked Chili Peppers

  • california chili: dried Anaheim chiles
  • chipotle chili: heavily smoked red-ripe jalapeno chili
  • morita chili: lightly smoked red-ripe jalapeno chili

Chavez Supermarket

  • ancho chili
  • arbol chili
  • puya chili
  • morita chili
  • chipotle chili
  • cascabel chili
  • guajillo chili
  • pasilla chili
  • california chili