What are soya sauce and other seasoning called in Chinese?

Glossary table is sorted in alphabetical order according to English language. Pronunciations under the Chinese characters are based on PinYin.

Chinese

English

Malay

調味材料

tiao wei cai liao

Seasoning

Bahan Perasa

沙荼醬

sha tu jiang

Barbecue Sauce/Chinese Barbecue Sauce

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烏醋/黑醋

wu cu/hei cu

Black Vinegar

Cuka Hitam

藍花

lan hua

Blue Pea Flower

Bunga Telang

栗蓉

li rong

Chestnut Puree/Chestnut Paste

Adunan Buah Berangan

辣椒醬

la jiao jiang

Chilli Sauce

Sos Cili

豆辦醬

dou ban jiang

Chilli Bean Sauce

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紅棗

hong zao

Chinese Red Dates

Buah Tamar Merah Cina

百合

bai he

Dried Lily Bulb

Putik Buah Lily Kering

陳皮

chen pi

Dried Orange Peel/Dried Tangerine Peel

Kulit Limau Kering

腐乳

fu ru

Fermented Beancurd

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南乳

nan ru

Fermented Red Beancurd

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薑粉

jiang fen

Ginger Powder

Serbuk Halia

调味蕃茄醬/ 蕃茄醬

tiao wei fan qie jiang/fan qie jiang

Ketchup/ Tomato Sauce

Sos Ketchap/Sos Tomato

蓮蓉

lian rong

Lotus Paste

Adunan Biji Teratai

蓮子

lian zi

Lotus Seed/Lotus Nut

Biji Teratai

味精

wei jing

Monosodium Glutamate

MSG

桂花酒

gui hua jiu

Osmanthus-Flavoured Wine

Tell us what this is called

蚝油

hao you

Oyster Sauce

Sos Tiram

薏米

yi mi

Pearl Barley

Biji Barli

沙莪粒/西米/小茨丸

sha e li/xi mi/xiao ci wan

Pearl Sago/Pearl Tapioca/Sagu

Biji Sagu/Sago

蜜棗

mi zao

Preserved Red Date

Tell us what this is called

紅豆沙/烏豆沙

hong dou sha/wu dou sha

Red Bean Paste/Adzuki Bean Paste

Pes/Adunan Kacang Merah

棗泥

zao ni

Red Date Paste

Tell us what this is called

白醋(工研醋)

bai cu (gong yan cu)

Rice Vinegar

Cuka Beras/Cuka Putih

加饭酒/米酒

jia fan jiu/mi jiu

Rice Wine

Wain Beras

西米/西贾米

xi mi/xi jia mi

Sago

Biji Sago/Biji Sagu

豆豉

dou shi

Salted Black Bean

Tell us what this is called

麻油

ma you

Sesame Oil

Minyak Bijian

芝麻酱

zhi ma jiang

Sesame Paste/Tahini

Adunan Bijian

芝麻

zhi ma

Sesame Seeds

Bijian

蝦醬/蝦膏

xia jiang/xia gao

Shrimp Paste

Belachan

酱油

jiang you

Soya Sauce

Sos Soya

綠豆片

lu dou pian

Split Mung Bean

Kacang Hijau Berbelah/
Belahan Kacang Hijau

金针

jin zhen

Tiger Lily Buds

Tell us what this is called

蕃茄醬(義大利料理用)

fan qie jiang (yi da li liao li yong)

Tomato Paste

Adunan Tomato

cu

Vinegar

Cuka

白酒

bai jiu

White Spirits

Tell us what this is called

白醋(西洋料理用)

bai cu (xi yang liao li yong)

White Vinegar (For Western Cuisine)

Cuka Putih

XO醬

x o jiang

XO Sauce

Sos XO

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