What are pickled ingredients called in Asian Languages?

Look for the common dried or pickled ingredients here. Glossary table is sorted in alphabetical order according to English language. Pronunciations under the Chinese characters are based on PinYin.

Chinese

English

Malay

腌料/乾海味

yan liao/gan hai wei

Dried/Pickled Ingredients

Bahan Kering/Jeruk

燕菜

yen cai

Agar-Agar

Agar-Agar

木耳/黑木耳

mu er/hei mu er

Black Fungus/Dried Black Fungus/Wood Ear Fungus (Mu-er)

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脱水蒜粒

tuo shui suan li

Dehydrated Garlic Granules

Butir Bawang Putih

牛肉粒

niu rou li

Dried Beef Cube

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牛肉片

niu rou pian

Dried Beef Slice

Daging Lembu Salai

冬菇

dong gu

Dried Black Mushroom

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魚乾/鹹魚

yu gan/xian yu

Dried Fish/Salted Fish

Ikan Kering/Ikan Masin

猪肉鬆

zhu rou song

Dried Pork Floss

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蝦米

xia mi

Dried Shrimp

Udang Kering

髮菜

Fa Cai

Fa Cai/Faat Choy/Black Moss/Hair Weed

Fat Choi

板海苔

ban hai tai

Nori Seaweed/Dried Sea Laver

Rumpai Laut Kering

酸菜

suan cai

Pickled Mustard-Green

Jeruk Sayur

臘腸

la chang

Preserved Chinese Sausage

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臘鴨

la ya

Preserved Duck

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皮蛋(糖心/硬心)

pi dan (tang xin/ying xin)

Preserved Duck Egg (Soft And Hard Yolk)/Century Egg

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鴨肫乾

ya tun gan

Preserved Duck Gizzard

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霉菜

mei cai

Preserved Mustard Cabbage

Jeruk Sayur Kubis

咸黄瓜

xian huang gua

Salted Cucumber

Timun Masin

鹹鴨蛋

xian ya dan

Salted Egg (Duck)

Telur Masin

鹹蛋黃

xian dan huang

Salted Egg Yolk

Kuning Telur Masin

海带

hai dai

Sea Vegetable/Sea Weed

Rumpai Laut

蒸山芋

zheng shan yu

Steamed Sweet Potatoes

Keledek Kukus

燒海苔/紫菜

shao hai tai/zi cai

Toasted Nori Seaweed/Roasted Seaweed Sushi Nori

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雪耳/銀耳

xue er/yin er

White Dried Fungus/Snow Fungus (Xue-Er)/"Silver" Fungus (Yin-Er)

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