Achar. A spiced pickle made with vegetables and coloured yellow with turmeric. May contain fish paste.
Indian plum or ber. A plum-like fruit which is a small, sweet, reddish-black berry which fruits during the monsoon. The term is also used to describe a type of pantua, a confection which is fried to resemble this berry. There are sweet versions (narkel kul) and sour versions (topa kul). The latter are used to make pickles and chutneys.
Mango powder. A very sour flavouring agent with a slightly fruit flavour made from dried under-ripe mangoes, rather similar to tamarind in cooking.
Mango pickle made with turmeric, asafoetida, fenugreek, chillis and mustard oil.
A semihard cheese made with water buffalo milk. It has a Gouda-like pale paste with evenly distributed small holes and is rindless. It is made in the vicinity of Mumbai. The curds are scalded.